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Playful Pastel Throw

Arrange blocks of bright, springtime fabrics from the Simply Sweet collection by Barbara Jones of QuiltSoup Pattern Co. for Henry Glass & Co. to create a nine-block throw with a game-board vibe.

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Cut and Assemble X Blocks


The following instructions make one X block. Repeat the cutting and assembly instructions to make nine X blocks total.

From one assorted print, cut:
1—11-7/8" square, cutting it diagonally twice in an X for
4 large triangles total
2—2-5/8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 4 small triangles total

From a second print, cut:
4—3x8" rectangles
From a third print, cut:
1—3" square

1. Referring to Diagram 1, sew together large triangles, rectangles, and square in three diagonal rows. Press seams toward rectangles. Join rows to make center unit. Press seams toward middle row.
 
2. Sew small triangles to corners of center unit (Diagram 2) to make an X block. Press seam toward center unit. The block should be 14-5/8" square including seam allowances.

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