Asemble a 9" Log Cabin Twist block.
Log Cabin Twist

## Materials

• Gold print, red print, dark red print, and beige print scraps

Finished block: 9" square

## Cut the Fabrics

From gold print, cut:

• 4--2-1/2 ×3" rectangles

From red print, cut:

• 4--1-1/2 ×4" rectangles
• 4--1-1/2 ×3" rectangles

From dark red print, cut:

• 4--1×5" rectangles

From beige print, cut:

• 4--1-1/2 ×4-1/2" rectangles
• 4--1-1/2 ×3-1/2" rectangles

## Assemble the Block

1. Sew a red print 1-1/2 ×3" rectangle to a long edge of a gold print 2-1/2 ×3" rectangle (Diagram 1). Press the seam allowance toward the gold rectangle.

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2. Sew a beige print 1-1/2 ×3-1/2" rectangle to the right edge of the pieced unit (Diagram 2). Press the seam allowance toward the gold rectangle.

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3. Sew a red print 1-1/2 ×4" rectangle to the bottom edge of the pieced unit (Diagram 3). Press the seam allowance toward the gold rectangle.

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4. Sew a beige print 1-1/2 ×4-1/2" rectangle to the right edge of the pieced unit (Diagram 4). Press the seam allowance toward the gold rectangle.

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5. Sew a dark red print 1×5" rectangle to the bottom edge of the pieced unit to complete a block unit (Diagram 5). Press the seam allowance toward the gold rectangle. The pieced block unit should measure 5" square, including the seam allowances.

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6. Repeat steps 1 through 5 to make a total of four block units.

7. Sew together block units in pairs (Block Assembly Diagram). Press the seam allowances in opposite directions. Then join the pairs to make a block. Press the seam allowance in one direction.