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Katiedid Mysteries presents: “Gems in the Ruff”
©2005 By Diane Designs
Project size 53" x 70"
 

 

Part 2 – Gem Patches

** NOTE **
There is two different blocks in this section.  Two different blocks will be made five times each.

   

 



1.    Sew one 3 1/2" square Fabric C and one 3 1/2" square Fabric F together.  See diagram 1a for placement.  Label Unit 1a.  Repeat step four more times for a total of five Unit 1a's.

2.    Sew one 3 1/2"square Fabric D and one 3 1/2" square Fabric E together.  See diagram 1b for placement.  Label Unit 1b.  Repeat step four more times for a total of five Unit 1b's.



3.    Referring to diagram 2a sew Unit 1a to Unit 1b.  Press and label unit 2a.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 2a's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 6 1/2" square.

4.    Referring to diagram 2b sew one 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangle Fabric A to opposite sides of one unit 2a.  Press and label Unit 2b.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 2b's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 6 1/2" x 12 1/2".

5.    To opposite sides of one 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" Fabric A rectangle sew one 3 1/2" square Fabric E and one 3 1/2" square Fabric D.   See diagram 3a for placement.  Press and label Unit 3a.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 3a's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 3 1/2" x 12 1/2".

6.    To opposite sides of one 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" Fabric A rectangle sew one 31/2" square Fabric F and one 3 1/2" square Fabric C.   See diagram 3b for placement.  Press and label Unit 3b.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 3b's.   Measurement check Unit should measure 3 1/2" x 12 1/2".

7.    To create Gem Patches Block 1 sew the following together: Unit 3a, Unit 2b, Unit 3b.  See diagram 4 for placement.  Repeat four more times for a total of five blocks.  Press and label Gem Patches Block 1.  Measurement check Unit should measure 12 1/2" x 12 1/2".

8.    Sew one 3 1/2" square Fabric E and one 3 1/2" square Fabric F together.  See diagram 5a for placement.  Label Unit 5a.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 5a's.

9.    Sew one 3 1/2" square Fabric D and one 3 1/2" square Fabric C together.  See diagram 5b for placement.  Label Unit 5b.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 5b's.



10.    Referring to diagram 6a sew Unit 5a to Unit 5b.  Press and label unit 6a.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 6a's.  Measurement check – Unit should measure 6 1/2" square.

11.    Referring to diagram 6b sew one 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangle Fabric A to opposite sides of one unit 6a.  Press and label Unit 6b.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 6b's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 6 1/2" x 12 1/2".



12.    To opposite sides of one 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" Fabric A rectangle sew one 3 1/2" square Fabric C and one 3 1/2" square Fabric D.  See diagram 7a for placement.  Press and label Unit 7a.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 7a's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 3 1/2" x 12 1/2".

13.    To opposite sides of one 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" Fabric A rectangle sew one 3 1/2" square Fabric F and one 3 1/2" square Fabric E.  See diagram 7b for placement.  Press and label Unit 7b.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Unit 7b's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 3 1/2" x 12 1/2".



14.    To create Gem Patches Block 2 sew the following together: Unit 7a, Unit 6b , Unit 7b.  See diagram 8 for placement.  Repeat four more times for a total of five Gem Patches Block 2's.  Press and label Gem Patches Block 2.  Measurement check Unit should measure 12 1/2" x 12 1/2".

15.    Set all labeled blocks aside for now.

We are now ready for Part 3........

 

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