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Snowballs and Stripes

Harvest-inspired hues create a harmonious look in four identical blocks using fabrics from the Olivia collection by Gudrun Erla of G.E. Designs for Red Rooster Fabrics. Geometric prints in the border and star points frame the soft florals featured in the center of the Snowball units.


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Assemble Snowball Units

1. Use a pencil to mark a diagonal line on wrong side of each multicolor stripe 3" square.

2. Align a marked multicolor stripe square with a corner of a light green floral 8" square (Diagram 1; note direction of drawn line). Sew on drawn line. Trim excess, leaving 1/4" seam allowance. Press open attached triangle.

3. In same manner, add marked multicolor stripe squares to remaining corners of light green floral square to make a Snowball unit. The unit still should be 8" square including seam allowances.

4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make four Snowball units total.