Treasures from Ireland Block
Finished Block Size
12˝ x 12˝
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Ireland QBOM (Quilt Block of the Month).
(cut in order listed)
Green mottle (center, geese)
2 squares 3˝ x 3˝, cut in half diagonally
8 rectangles 2 5/8˝ x 4 3/4˝
Cream/pink floral (center square)
1 square 3½˝ x 3½˝
Pale green mottle (geese backgrounds)
16 squares 2 5/8˝ x 2 5/8˝
Green shamrock print (setting triangles)
*1 square 8˝ x 8˝, cut in half twice diagonally
*2 squares 4¼˝ x 4¼˝, cut in half diagonally
*The green shamrock print setting triangles on all edges and corners are cut oversized for subsequent trimming.
Piecing the Block
Stitch on drawn line; trim away and discard excess fabric. Open and press. Repeat on opposite end of rectangle to make pieced rectangle. Make 8. Stitch 2 pieced rectangles together to make flying geese unit (Diagram II-B). Make 4.
Stitch green shamrock 4¼˝ half-square triangles to corners (Diagram V-B).
Trim block to 12½˝ square, centering (Diagram V-C), to complete Treasures from Ireland block.
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