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Quilt Block Pattern

Ring of Hearts
Bonus Pattern

Block Size: 15" Finished
Beginner Level

Cutting Instructions:
Background

... 1 square 17" x 17" (oversized)

Pink print
... 8 hearts (Template Diagram) PDF format

Ring of Hearts Block
Block Size: 15" Finished
Beginner Level

Piecing the block
Step 1. Referring to Diagrams I and II, fold and finger-press creases in 17" background square.

Diagram I
Diagram I

Diagram II
Diagram II

Step 2. Prepare hearts for appliquéing to background square, using method of choice (see Quiltmaking Lessons). Using finger-creased lines as a guide, place first three hearts on background square. Adjust hearts, keeping centers aligned on creased lines, until the edges touch each other (Diagram III). Pin in place and then appliqué to square.

 

Step 3. Repeat Step 2 for the remaining hearts, aligning two at a time (Diagram IV), rather than three. Trim background fabric to 15 1/2" x 15 1/2" square after all hearts have been appliquéd into place.

Diagram III
Diagram III
Diagram IV
Diagram IV

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