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Dutchman's Puzzle

Cutting Instructions
Fabric 1 ... Background
... Piece 1A - Cut 12 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Fabric 2 ... Blue Print
... Piece 2B - Cut 4 rectangles 3 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Fabric 3 ... Floral Print
... Piece 3B - Cut 4 rectangles 3 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Fabric 4 ... Gold
... Piece 4A - Cut 4 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Dutchman's Puzzle Block
Size: 12" Finished
Beginner Level

Piecing the block
Flying Geese Unit:
Draw a diagonal line on wrong side of, Piece 1A background squares. Using Diagram I as a guide, layer Piece 1A background square and Piece 2B blue print rectangle, right sides together. Sew directly on top of drawn line. Cut away excess fabric 1/4" from seamline. Press seam allowance toward background triangle. Repeat for other end of rectangle. Make 4 Flying Geese units of each color combination shown in Diagram I.

Flying Geese Units
Diagram I

Quadrant Assembly: Using Diagram II as a guide, assemble 4 quadrants.

Quadrant Unit
Diagram II

Block Assembly
Layout quadrants using Assembly Diagram as guide. Sew quadrants together forming rows. Sew rows together forming block.

Block Assembly
Assembly Diagram

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