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2011 Persimmon Quilts           "Love-in-the-Mist"  Border Block #5

***NOTE:  You need FOUR Star #5 blocks for quilt project.  The following cutting instructions are for FOUR blocks.


Cutting Instructions:    For a pleasing scrappy look, be sure to use many different fabrics.

  Background...................(20)  3 1/2" squares
                                            (4)   4 1/2" squares - draw diagonal line on wrong side

  Light Blue.......................  (8)   4 1/2" squares - draw diagonal line on wrong side

  Dark Blue....................... (4)     4 1/2" squares




Sewing Instructions:

Make HST  by placing (1) 4 1/2" Background on                                                Make HST by placing (1) 4 1/2" Light Blue square
top of (1) 4 1/2" Dark Blue square, right sides together.                                    on top of (1) 4 1/2" Light Blue square (different fabric!),
Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn line.  Cut apart on line,                                    right sides together.  Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn
and press to Blue.         No need to square up yet.                                             line.  Cut apart on line, and pres..      No need to square up yet.
Make 8
Make 8
Make 8
Cut each HST in half diagonally, opposite the seam line.                            Match up the following units and sew together
                                                                                                                           to make a QST.     
                                                                                                                                                   Square up to 3 1/2"
Make 8
**Note the different "spin" of your blocks.      -------->
When making the Border Star #5 blocks,
be sure to match units that "spin"  the same
direction in the same block. 
You will have TWO of each (see below).
Assemble your blocks, as shown.    Note the "spin" that the Dark Blue unit makes.
Make 2                                                Make 2
   Your blocks should measure 9 1/2"
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