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Swallow’s Star Path

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Swallow’s Star Path

Finished size: 103" x 103"

Blocks: Swallow in the Window variation and Diamond Path

The blue stepping-stone squares in the Diamond Path blocks create a diagonal connection between the blocks.

The stepping-stone pattern is mirrored in the centers of the swallow blocks.

Materials: 42"-wide fabric

Light yellow

Dark blue (includes binding)

Floral

Medium blue

White

Bright yellow

Backing

Batting

Swallow in

Window the variation

7⁄ 8

yard yards

1

3 ⁄4 yards

13⁄4 yards

33⁄ 4 yards

25⁄8 yards

9 yards

107" x 107"

47⁄ 8

Cut the following 42"-long strips and pieces. Cutting sizes are given in inches.

d Path

Diamon

C U T T I N G C H A RT

Fabric

Number of strips

Size

First Cut

Size

Number

SWALLOW IN THe WINDOW VARIATION BLOCK

Light yellow

Dark blue

Floral

Medium blue

White

9

9

4

4

4

10

4

7

4

4

21⁄ 2

21 ⁄ 2

27⁄8

41 ⁄ 2

91⁄ 4

21⁄ 2

27⁄8

41 ⁄ 2

27⁄8

21⁄ 2

104

104

52

52

13

156

52

104

52

52

DIAMOND PATH BLOCK

Dark blue

Medium blue

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8

3

Finished size: 16"

48

Make 13

2 1 ⁄ 2 x 21 ⁄ 2

2 1 ⁄ 2 x 21 ⁄ 2

27⁄8 x 27⁄8, then cut 26 diagonally once

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Road to Ohio by Way of Montana

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C U T T I N G C H A RT ( c o n t i nu e d )

Fabric

Number of strips

ROAD TO MONTANA BLOCK (Continued)

Green floral

Gold

Brown

Size

First Cut

Size

Number

Finished size 12"

Make 17

9

5

3

41⁄ 2

68

41⁄ 2 x 41⁄ 2

21 ⁄ 2

41 ⁄ 2

17

41⁄ 2 x 41⁄ 2

8

9

8

9

11 ⁄ 2

3

1

21 ⁄ 4

Outside borders and binding

Green (border)

Green Floral (border)

Peach (border)

Brown (binding)

Press carefully after each step, following the direction of the pressing arrows.

4. Sew the units from step 3 together as shown. Make four.

Ohio Star Block

1. Sew a 21⁄ 2"-wide red strip and a 21⁄ 2"wide beige strip together lengthwise. Cut crosswise into 21⁄ 2" segments. Cut four.

5. Sew two units from step 2 to one unit from step 4 as shown. Make two.

2. Sew one unit from step 1 to a 21⁄ 2" x

41⁄ 2" beige rectangle. Make four.

3. Refer to “Directional Triangles,” page

105, and position a 51⁄ 4" beige square on a 51⁄ 4" green square. Stitch to the right of the drawn line, cut, and press.

Make two to create eight directional triangles.

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6. Sew the remaining two units from step

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Dublin Square

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C U T T I N G C H A RT ( c o n t i nu e d )

Fabric

Number of strips

TOWN SQUARE BLOCK (Continued)

Gold

Blue

Size

First Cut

Finished size 12"

2

3

2

41 ⁄ 2

8

7

31 ⁄ 2

21 ⁄ 4

41 ⁄ 2

21 ⁄ 2

Size

Number

Make 12

48

24

21⁄ 2 x 41⁄ 2

21⁄ 2 x 21⁄ 2

Outside border and binding

Green (border)

(binding)

Press carefully after each step, following the direction of the pressing arrows.

4. Sew a 21⁄ 2"-wide pink strip and a 21⁄ 2"wide beige strip together lengthwise.

Cut crosswise into 21⁄ 2" segments.

Cut two.

Dublin Steps Block

1. Refer to “Half-Square Triangles,” page

105, and position a 4 7⁄ 8" beige square on a 4 7⁄ 8" green square. Stitch, cut, and press. Make two to create four halfsquare triangle units.

5. Sew a 21⁄ 2"-wide gold strip and a 21⁄ 2"wide beige strip together lengthwise.

Cut crosswise into 21 ⁄ 2" segments.

Cut two.

2. Repeat step 1 using a 2 7⁄ 8" beige square and a 2 7⁄ 8" pink square. Make one to create two half-square triangle units.

6. Sew the corner squares using segments from steps 4 and 5 as shown. Make two.

3. Repeat step 1 using a 2 7⁄ 8" beige square and a 2 7⁄ 8" gold square. Make one to create two half-square triangle units.

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Kansas Windmill

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C U T T I N G C H A RT ( c o n t i nu e d )

Fabric

Number of strips

WINDMILL BLOCK (Continued)

Medium green

Light green

Light pink

Blue

Size

First Cut

Finished size 12"

6

3

2

6

21⁄ 2

Size

Number

Make 12

41⁄ 2

27⁄8

21 ⁄ 2

96

48

24

96

21⁄ 2 x 21⁄ 2

21⁄ 2 x 41⁄ 2

27⁄8 x 27⁄8

21⁄ 2 x 21⁄ 2

1

1

1

2

1

1

3

1

41⁄ 2

27⁄8

27⁄8

21 ⁄ 2

27⁄8

41 ⁄ 2

21⁄ 2

27⁄8

12

12

12

28

8

8

40

8

21⁄ 2 x 41⁄ 2

27⁄8 x 27⁄8

27⁄8 x 27⁄8

21⁄ 2 x 21⁄ 2

27⁄8 x 27⁄8

21⁄ 2 x 41⁄ 2

21⁄ 2 x 21⁄ 2

27⁄8 x 27⁄8

7

21⁄4

Pieced border

Medium green

Light pink

Blue

Bright pink

Binding

Bright pink

Press carefully after each step, following the direction of the pressing arrows.

3. Sew the remaining units from step 1 to the top and bottom of the 41⁄ 2" light green center square.

Kansas Block

1. Refer to “Quick-Corner Triangles,” page

106, and position a 21⁄ 2" white square on a medium green 21⁄ 2" x 41⁄ 2" rectangle. Stitch to make a triangle corner.

Press. Repeat to make a white triangle on the opposite end. Make four.

2. Sew 21⁄ 2" bright pink squares on both sides of two of the units from step 1.

Make two.

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Illinois Card Trick

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Illinois Card Trick

Finished size: 41" x 41"

Blocks: Card Trick and Illinois

These two well-fitted blocks form secondary light squares where their corners meet. The design in completed out into the border by repeating elements found in the blocks.

Materials: 42"-wide fabric

Card Tric k

11⁄4 yards

1⁄ 2 yard

11⁄4 yards

1⁄ 4 yard

1⁄ 4 yard

1⁄ 2 yard

5⁄ 8 yard

21⁄2 yards

45" x 45"

Light Beige

Red

Green (includes binding)

Dark Beige

Gold print

Orange

Floral print

Backing

Batting

Cut the following 42"-long strips and pieces.

Cutting sizes are given in inches.

Illinois

C U T T I N G C H A RT

Fabric

Number of strips

Size

CARD TRICK BLOCK

Light Beige

Red

Green

Dark Beige

Orange

Size

Finished size: 9"

1

1

1 from

1 from

1 from

1 from

above above above above

41⁄ 4

37⁄8

41⁄ 4

1

4 ⁄ 4 strip

41⁄ 4

1

4 ⁄ 4 strip

41⁄ 4

1

4 ⁄ 4 strip

41⁄ 4

1

4 ⁄ 4 strip

ILLINOIS BLOCK

Light Beige

First Cut

Number

5

10

3

5

3

5

3

5

3

5

Make 5

41⁄ 4 x 41⁄ 4

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

41⁄ 4 x 41⁄ 4

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

41⁄4 x 41⁄4

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

41⁄ 4 x 41⁄ 4

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

41⁄4 x 41⁄4

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

Finished size 9"

4

1

2

37⁄8

64

8

Second Cut

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