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Building Blocks Throw

Use a restful aqua check to complement the strong contemporary colors—blue, green, and chocolate—in simplified Courthouse Step blocks. Quiltmaker Kathleen Williams stitched this easy quilted throw using fat quarter pieces from Deb Strain’s Cherish Nature collection for Moda Fabrics.


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Assemble Blocks

1. Referring to Block Assembly Diagram, sew together two aqua check 1-3/4x3" rectangles and one assorted teal, green, or brown print 1-1/2x3" rectangle to make a pieced row. Press seams toward teal, green, or brown print rectangle.

2. Add two aqua check 1-3/4x4" rectangles to long edges of pieced row to complete block. Press seams away from pieced row. The block should be 4x5-1/2" including seam allowances.

3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make 75 blocks total.