- Accuracy in cutting
- Accuracy in piecing
- Foundation piecing
4 – 1.5″ squares and
Shorten your stitch length to 1.5 ( A short stitch will perforate the foundation and make it easier to tear off later ) and sew on the guideline across each corner.
Take the dark brown 2.5″ x 3.5″ rectangle and sew to bottom of drop. Press seam to one side.
Sew the dark brown 7.5″ x 4″ rectangle to the right side of the drop. Then, sew the 1.5″ x 7″ light brown strip to the top of the block and the 8.5″ x 2″ light brown strip to the left hand side of the block to finish. Press seams to one side as you go.
|Unfinished Block 8.5″|
This little gem looks beautiful in the following setting using cool colours.
Imagine just using the raindrop section of the block and staggering it to form a down pour.
I hope you enjoyed the block this week. I am looking forward to sharing Block 3 – Evolution with you and introducing you to a wonderful quilter Sally H.
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