"Words of Comfort" Block
Cutting Instructions:
     RED..........(1) 2" x 8 1/2"                                                                   
                      (2) 3 1/2" square - draw a diagonal line on wrong side  (***See Note below)                     
                      (4) 3 7/8" squares - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

     BLUE.......(1) 7 1/4" square                                 WHITE:   (1) 6 1/2" square (**see note below)
                    (2) 2" x 8 1/2"                                                    (1) 2" x 8 1/2"

Sewing Instructions:
          Make center autograph square by placing (1) 3 1/2" RED square on one corner, right sides together. Sew on drawn
line. Cut 1/4" seam allowance, flip back and press to red.   Repeat in opposite corner.
Make 1
Make 4-patches by sewing (1) 2" x 8 1/2" RED strip to (1) 2" x 8 1/2" BLUE                 Make 4-Patches with units, as shown:
strip together lengthwise.  Subcut into (4) 2" x 3 1/2" units.
Repeat using (1) 2" x 8 1/2" WHITE strip, and (1) 2" x 8 1/2" BLUE strip.

Make 4
Make Flying Geese by placing (1) 3 7/8" RED square in opposite corners of (1) 7 1/4" BLUE square, right sides together, 
as shown. (They will slightly overlap). Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn line. Cut apart on line, and press to Red.   Next place
(1) 3 7/8" RED square, right sides together, in remaining corner.  Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn line.  Cut apart on line,
and press to red.  
                                                                                       Your Flying Geese should measure 3 1/2" x 6 1/2"   
                                                                     
                  
Make 4
Block Assembly:
Your block should measure 12 1/2"
**Note:  If you received this pattern in a kit, this step may already be sewn for you.
Here's a look at a couple of setting examples using this block: