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Quilt Block Pattern

 

Crown of Thorns

Size: 15" Finished
Beginner Level

Crown of Thorns Block

Cutting Instructions
 

Background
Cut 5 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Cut 6 squares 3 7/8" x 3 7/8"
Red/yellow print
Cut 8 squares 3 7/8" x 3 7/8"

Red print
Cut 4 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Cut 2 squares 3 7/8" x 3 7/8"

Piecing the Block
Step 1 - Pieced Square Unit
On wrong side of 3 7/8" background fabric, draw diagonal line with the marking tool of your choice. Layer square with 3 7/8" red/yellow 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 12 background and red/yellow print and 4 red/yellow print and dark red 3 7/8" pieced-squares

Diagram I
Diagram I

Step 4. Referring to Assembly Diagram for placement, sew pieced-square units, background 3 1/2" squares and dard red 3 1/2" squares together to make rows. Sew rows together to complete Crown of Thorns Block.

Assembly Diagram
Assembly Diagram


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