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Quilt Block Pattern


Shoo-Fly

Cutting Instructions
Cream
... Piece 1A - Cut 2 squares 4 7/8" x 4 7/8"
... Piece 1B - Cut 4 rectangles 2 1/2" x 4 1/2"
... Piece 1C - Cut 1 square 4 1/2" x 4 1/2"

Green print
... Piece 2A - Cut 2 squares 4 7/8" x 4 7/8"
... Piece 2B - Cut 4 rectangles 2 1/2" x 4 1/2"

Shoo-Fly Block
Block Size: 12" Finished
Beginner Level

Piecing the block
Unit 1 -
Pieced-square
On wrong side of Piece 1A cream squares, draw diagonal line with the marking tool of your choice. Layer square with Piece 2A green print square, right sides together. Sew 1/4" seam on each side of marked line; cut apart on marked line. Press open to make pieced squares (Diagram I). Make 4.
Unit 2
Sew Piece 1B cream rectangle to 2B green print rectangle to make pieced squares. (Diagam II). Make 4.

Unit 1
Diagram I
Unit 2
Diagram II

Assembling Block
Using Assembly Diagram as a guide, sew pieces and units together to make rows. Sew rows together to make Shoo-Fly block.

Block Assembly
Assembly Diagram


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