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October 2011**

Individual
Block instructions

Section 12 – Crazy Butterfly

(Make one 8" block)

(A)
Black

Cut 4 squares 2 1/2"

Cut 1 square 4 7/8", cut once diagonally

(B) Green

Cut 1 square 4 7/8", cut once diagonally

(C) Red

Cut 4 squares 2 1/2"

Assembly & Block Construction of Crazy Butterfly

1. Sew (1) one (A) Black and (1) one
(B) Green HST together as shown in diagram 1.

2. Repeat Step 1 one more time for a
total of 2 units. Press and set aside.

3. Sew (1) one (A) Black and (1) one
(C) Red 2 1/2" square together as shown in Diagram 2.

4. Repeat one more time for a total of
2 units. Sew the two units together as shown in Diagram 2.

5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 one more time
for a total of 2 units.

6. Referring to the Block Construction
diagram sew the units together as shown.

7. Press. Measurement check – Block
should measure 8 1/2”

Section 12
– Filler Checkerboards

(Make one 2" x 14" & 2" x 12" rectangles)

(B) Green

Cut 3 squares 2 1/2"

(C) Red

Cut 1 square 2 1/2"

(D) Yellow

Cut 3 squares 2 1/2"

(E) Purple

Cut 3 squares 2 1/2"

(F) Blue

Cut 3 squares 2 1/2"

1. Referring to diagram sew (1) one 2
1/2" square in the following order (D) Yellow, (C) Red, (B)
Green, (F) Blue, (E) Purple, (D) Yellow and (B) Green to form the
first checkerboard filler block. 2 1/2" x 14 1/2".

2. Press and set aside.

3. Referring to the second diagram row
sew (1) one 2 1/2" square in the following order (F) Blue, (E)
Purple, (D) Yellow, (B) Green, (F) Blue and (E) Purple to form the
second checkerboard filler block. 2 1/2" x 12 1/2".

4. Press and set aside.

Section 12 –
Wrapped up Star

(Make one 10" block)

(A) Black

Cut 4 squares 2 1/2"

Cut 1 square 4 1/4", cut twice diagonally

Cut 1 rectangle 1 1/2” x 10 1/2"

(B) Green

Cut 1 rectangle 2" x 6 1/2"

(C) Red

Cut 4 squares 2 3/8", cut once diagonally

Cut 1 rectangle 1 1/2" x 8"

(D) Yellow

Cut 1 rectangle 2" x 9 1/2"

(E) Purple

Cut 1 rectangle 2" x 9"

(F) Blue

Cut 1 rectangle 2" x 8"

1. Sew (1) one (C) Red HST to the left
hand side of (1) one (A) Black QST. Refer to diagram 1 for
placement. Unit is one half of a flying geese unit.

2. To the right hand side of the unit
just sewn in Step 1 sew (1) one (C) Red HST. See diagram 2 for
placement. This is one flying geese unit.

3. Repeat Steps 1 & 2 three more
times for a total of 4 flying geese units.

4. Referring to diagram 3 sew (1) one
(A) Black 2 1/2" square to each side of one flying geese unit.

5. Repeat Step 4 one more time for a
total of 2 rows

6. Sew one flying geese unit to
opposite sides of one (F) Blue 3 1/2" square. See diagram 4 for
placement.

7. Under block construction you will
be sewing the rectangles in the order listed in diagram.

8. Sew to the bottom one 2" x 6
1/2" rectangle.

9. To the right hand side sew one
2" x 8" rectangle.

10. Back to the bottom (under the Green
rectangle) sew (C) Red 1 1/2" x 8" rectangle.

11. To the left hand side sew one (E) Purple
2" x 9" rectangle.

12. To the top sew one (D) Yellow 2" x
9 1/2" rectangle.

13. Last one sew one (A) Black 1 1/2" x
10 1/2" rectangle to the left hand side.

14. Measurement check - block should measure
10 1/2" x 10 1/2" square.

Section
12 – Filler Triangles

(Make one 2" x 8" rectangle)

(A) Black

Cut 2 squares 2 7/8", cut once diagonally

(E) Purple

Cut 2 squares 2 7/8", cut once diagonally

Assembly & Block Construction of the Filler Triangles

1. Sew (1) one (A) Black & (1) one
(E) Purple HST together as shown in diagram 1.

2. Repeat Step 1 three more times for
a total of four units.

3. Sew the units together as shown in
the color picture.

4. Press and set aside.

Section
12 – Evergreen Filler

(Make one rectangle 4" x 14")

(A) Black

Cut 6 squares 2 7/8", cut once diagonally

(B) Green

Cut 1 square 5 1/4", cut twice diagonally (you will have 2
pieces left)

(C) Red

Cut 1 square 5 1/4", cut twice diagonally (you will have 2
pieces left) Cut 1 rectangle 2 1/2" x 1 7/8"

(D) Yellow

Cut 1 square 5 1/4", cut twice diagonally (you will have 2
pieces left)

(F) Blue

Cut 2 rectangles 2 1/2" x 1 7/8"

Assembly & Block Construction of the Evergreen Filler Block

1. Sew (1) one (A) Black HST to the
left hand side of (1) one (B) Green QST as shown in Diagram 1.

2. To the right hand side of the unit
sewn in Step 1 sew (1) one (A) Black HST. See diagram 1 for
placement.

3. Press and set aside.

4. Repeat Steps 1 thru 3 one more time
for (D) Yellow.

5. Repeat Steps 1 thru 4 using (C) Red
and (D) Green.

6. Sew (1) one (F) Blue, (C) Red and
(F) Blue 2 1/2" x 1 7/8" rectangles together. Press.

7. Refer to block construction diagram
to sew all the units together.

8. Press and set aside.

Section
12 –Checkerboard Star

(Make one 12" block)

(A) Black

Cut 4 squares 4 1/2"
Cut
1 square 5 1/4", cut twice diagonally

(B)
Green

Cut 4 squares 1 7/8"

(C) Red

Cut 1 square 5 1/4", cut twice diagonally

(D)
Yellow

Cut 5 squares 1 7/8"

(F) Blue

Cut 2 squares 5 1/4", cut twice diagonally

Assembly & Block Construction of the Checkerboard Star

1. Referring to diagram 1 begin to sew
the checker board for the center of the star. Row 1 sew one square
(D) Yellow, (B) Green and (D)

Yellow together.

2. Repeat Step 1 one more time for a
total of 2 Rows. Row 1 and Row 3.

3. For the center row sew one 1
7/8" square (B) Green, (D) Yellow and (B) Green together.

4. Sew the rows together as shown in
diagram 1. Press and set aside.

5. Sew (1) one (F) Blue and (1) one
(A) Black HST together as shown in diagram 2.

6. Repeat Step 5 three more times for
a total of 4 units. First half of the block.

7. Sew (1) one (F) Blue and (1) one
(C) Red HST together as shown in diagram 2.

8. Repeat Step 7 three more times for
a total of 4 units. Second half of the block.

9. Referring to the finished block in
diagram 2 sew the units together as shown.

10. Referring to the block construction
diagram lay the rows out as shown.

11. Sew the rows together as shown to
complete the block.

12. Measurement check – Block should
measure 12 1/2"

Assembly for Section 12

Finished block size is 18" x 24"

Referring to the color photo sew your blocks together as shown