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Little Bit of Fall

Combine Four-Patch units into Nine-Patch blocks with sashing for a simple and traditional wall hanging.


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Assemble Blocks

1.    Sew together two matching cream print 1-1⁄4" squares and two matching brown print 1-1⁄4" squares in pairs (Diagram 1). Press seams in opposite directions. Join pairs to make a cream-and-brown Four-Patch unit. Press seam in one direction. The Four-Patch unit should be 2" square including seam allowances. 

2.    Repeat Step 1 to make 13 cream-and-brown Four-Patch units total. 

3.    Using assorted cream prints and assorted pink prints, repeat Step 1 to make eight cream-and-pink Four-Patch units. 

4.    Using assorted brown prints and assorted pink prints, repeat Step 1 to make 24 brown-and-pink Four-Patch units. 

5.    Referring to Diagram 2, sew together five Four-Patch units and four solid Cheddar 2" squares in three rows. Press seams toward solid Cheddar squares. Join rows to make a Nine-Patch block; press seams toward center row. The block should be 5" square including seam allowances.

6.    Repeat Step 5 to make nine Nine-Patch blocks total.