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Quilt Block Pattern

 

Honey Bee Block

Size: 12" Finished
Beginner Level

Honey Bee Block

 

Cutting Instructions
Floral print
... Cut 4 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
... Cut 5 squares 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
Cream
... Cut 4 rectangles 3 1/2" x 6 1/2"

Green
... Cut 4 squares 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
Pink
... cut 12 Template A
(Download Template A Diagram, PDF format)

Assembly Instructions
Step 1. Using Diagram 1 as a guide, sew floral print 2 1/2" squares to green 2 1/2" squares to make nine-patch unit.


Diagram I

Step 2. Using Assembly Diagram as a layout guide, sew 3 1/2" floral print squares to cream 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangles to make top and bottom row of block. For center row, sew cream 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangles to nine-patch unit's sides. Sew rows together to make block.


Assembly Diagram

Step 3. Using appliqué method of choice (see Basic Quiltmaking Instructions), appliqué 12 pink "wings", Template A, to complete Honey Bee Block. Refer to block image above for placement guide.


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