Hand Weave Autograph Block
Fabrics:
          Please use pre-washed fabrics that mostly read solid Red and Blue. for the main part of this block.  Tone-on-tone or small scale prints are fine.  

The center block,  should be white-on-white, muslin (recommended for easier autographing), or a very small scale red or blue print on white. (For demonstration
purposes we used a light white with blue print).

Instructions are given for Yardage OR Scrappy.

Cutting Instructions: YARDAGE

    RED:      (1)  3" x 12 1/2"        
                  (1)  2" x 18 1/2"
  
    WHITE:   (1)  4 1/2" x 4 1/2"
                  (4)  2" x 4 1/2"
                  (1)  2" x 12 1/2"

     BLUE     (1)  3" x 18 1/2"

Cutting Instructions - SCRAPPY
        Use a good mix of fabrics.

      RED:       (4)  3" x  3" squares
                     (4)  2" x 4 1/2"

      WHITE:    (4) 2" x 3"
                     (4) 2" x 4 1/2"
                     (1) 4 1/2" x 4 1/2"

      BLUE:     (4)  3" x 4 1/2"

Sewing Instructions:

  With right sides together, sew the RED 3" x 12 1/2"
strip to the WHITE 2" x 12 1/2" strip. Press to RED.

  Subcut into (4)  3" x 4 1/2" units, as shown:


Sewing Instructions:

  With right sides together sew (1)  RED 3" x 3" to
(1) WHITE 2" x 3" strip.    Press to RED.
Make 4
Next sew a WHITE  2" x 4 1/2" rectangle to the right side of above unit, as shown:  Press to RED
Next sew a WHITE  2" x 4 1/2" rectangle to the right side of above unit, as shown:    Press to RED.
Make 2
Make 2
Repeat above process, but sew the 2" x 4 1/2" rectangle to the LEFT side, as shown: Press to RED
Repeat above process, but sew the 2" x 4 1/2" rectangle to the LEFT side, as shown:   Press to RED.
Make 2
Make 2
Next sew the BLUE 3" x 18 1/2" strip to the
RED 2" x 18 1/2" strip, right sides together.

Subcut into (4)  4 1/2" x 4 1/2" units, as shown:
Press to RED.
Next sew (1) RED  2" x 4 1/2" to (1) BLUE 3" x  4 1/2"
strip, right sides together, as shown:  Press to RED
Make 4
BLOCK ASSEMBLY:        12 1/2" Unfinished
  
   Assemble block as shown, matching seams.

BLOCK ASSEMBLY:      12 1/2" Unfinished

   Assemble block as shown, matching seams:
Using a Pigma pen, or other fabric permanent marker, please autograph your center block with: PLEASE, PLEASE use a permanent FABRIC marker that will not bleed!!
       •Your name
       •City & State
       •A verse or words of comfort (optional, but please consider)

   (Ironing freezer paper to the back of block makes writing easier)

After making and autographing your block, please put it in a Ziploc bag or plastic
and mail it to:

Quilts of Valor Block Project
Persimmon Quilts
15031 S. 4150 Rd
Claremore, OK 74017
        ***  This block may take more than 1 stamp!  Please verify at your post office.


            **If you'd like confirmation of receipt of your block, please enclose email                               address with your block**

We will be posting finished quilts on our website: www.persimmonquilts.com in the Quilts of Valor portfolio.




We will have new block patterns posted periodically (hopefully monthly), so check back often, and keep on sewing!

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I've re-worked this older block, taking out the set-in seams of the white corners.  Enjoy!
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