1. Sew together a cream tone-on-tone 2-1/2" square and a green tone-on-tone 2-1/2" square to make a chimney segment (Diagram 1). Press seam toward green tone-on-tone. The segment should be 2-1/2x4-1/2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second chimney segment.
2. Referring to Diagram 2, sew together chimney segments, two cream tone-on-tone 3-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles, and one cream tone-on-tone 4-1/2x8-1/2" rectangle in a row to make a chimney unit. Press seams toward cream tone-on-tone rectangles. The chimney unit should be 18-1/2x4-1/2" including seam allowances.
3. Referring to Diagram 3, sew together cream tone-on-tone A triangle, green print B triangle, solid cream C piece, green print D piece, and cream tone-on-tone A reversed triangle in a row to make a roof unit. Press seams toward green print pieces. The roof unit should be 18-1/2x4-1/2" including seam allowances.
4. Sew together two green tone-on-tone No. 1—2-1/2x8-1/2" strips and one red print 2-1/2x8-1/2" strip (Diagram 4). Press seams toward green tone-on-tone strips. Add a green tone-on-tone No. 1—2-1/2x6-1/2" strip to top edge to make adoor unit. Press seam toward green tone-on-tone strip. The door unit should be 6-1/2x10-1/2" including seam allowances.
5. Referring to Diagram 5, sew together three green tone-on-tone No. 2—2-1/2x6-1/2" strips and two assorted red-and-white print 2-1/2x6-1/2" strips in a row. Press seams toward green tone-on-tone strips. Add green tone-on-tone No. 2—2-1/2x10-1/2" strips to top and bottom edges of row to make a window unit. Press seams toward green tone-on-tone strips. The window unit should be 10-1/2" square including seam allowances.
6. Sew together door unit, a solid cream 2-1/2x10-1/2" rectangle, and window unit to make a house unit (Diagram 6). Press seams toward solid cream rectangle. The house unit should be 18-1/2x10-1/2" including seam allowances.
7. Referring to Diagram 7, sew together chimney, roof, and house units to make block center. Press seams in one direction. The block center should be 18-1/2" square including seam allowances.
8. Sew light tan print 1x18-1/2" strips to opposite edges of block center (Diagram 8). Add light tan print 1x19-1/2" strips to remaining edges. Press all seams toward light tan print strips.
9. Join solid tan 1x19-1/2" strips to opposite edges of block center (Diagram 8). Add solid tan 1x20-1/2" strips to remaining edges to make a house block. Press all seams toward solid tan strips. The block should be 20-1/2" square including seam allowances.