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Block of the Month – Jan. 2018 - Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod

Block of the Month – Jan. 2018

Each month a block of the month pattern will be given out. To participate you must sew this block (or two). One ticket will be given out in exchange for each block that you enter. The winner will receive all the blocks.

Supplies

  • Blue Fabrics in Icy Tones
  • White Fabrics in Icy Tones, perhaps with a silver glitter

Cutting

Blue​

  • 8 rectangles 2 ½ x 4 ½
  • 8 squares 2 ½ x 2 ½
  • 1 square 4 ½ x 4 ½

White

  • 20 squares 2 ½ x 2 ½
  • 4 squares 4 ½ x 4 ½
  • 4 rectangles 4 ½ x 6 ½

Construction

Size when completed will be 16 ½”” square which will finish to 16” square.

Draw a diagonal line on the back side of each of the 2 ½” squares… both blue and white.

Start by lining up a white square on each side of the blue rectangles.

Sew on the diagonal line, flip and iron.

Cut away the excess fabric on the back.

(NOTE: Four of the rectangles will have white on the left bottom and right top and four of the rectangles will have white on the left top and the right bottom. This is important for proper alignment when in building the block.