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

 

Part 3 – Emerging Gems


We will be making a total of four blocks in this part.  There will be 4 different blocks and placement of colors is key.

1.    Sew one 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangle Fabric C and one 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangle Fabric A together.  See diagram 9 for placement.  Press and label Unit 6.  Repeat three (3) more times for a total of four Unit 6's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" square.

2.    Sew one 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangle Fabric A and one 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangle Fabric E together.  See diagram 10 for placement.  Press and label Unit 7. Repeat eleven (11) more times for a total of twelve Unit 7's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" square.

3.    Sew one 4 7/8" half square triangle (HST) Fabric A and one 4 7/8" half square triangle (HST) Fabric F together.  See diagram 11 for placement.  Press and label Unit 8.  Repeat nine (9) more times for a total of ten Unit 8's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" square.

4.    Sew one 4 7/8" half square triangle (HST)  Fabric A and one 4 7/8" half square triangle (HST) Fabric C together.  See diagram 12 for placement.  Press and label Unit 9.  Repeat one (1) more time for a total of two Unit 9's.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 4 1/2".



To make Emerging Gems Block 1 sew the following together:
5.    One 4 1/2" square Fabric A, Unit 7, Unit 8.  See diagram 13a for placement.  Press and label Row 1.  Label this row TOP.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

6.    Unit 7, one 4 1/2" square Fabric D, one Unit 6.  See diagram 13b for placement.  Press and label Row 2.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

7.    Unit 8, Unit 7 and Unit 8.  See diagram 14a for placement.  Press and label Row 3.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

8.    Sew rows together as shown in diagram 14b.  Press, label Emerging Gems Block 1 and set aside. Measurement check Unit should measure 12 1/2" x 12 1/2".





To make Emerging Gems Block 4 sew the following together:
9.    Unit 8, Unit 6, Unit 8.  See diagram 15a for placement.  Label this row TOP.   Press and label Row 1.   Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

10.    Unit 7, one 4 1/2" square Fabric D, Unit 7.  See diagram 15b for placement.  Press and label Row 2.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

11.    Unit 8, Unit 7 and one 4 1/2" square Fabric A.  See diagram 16a.  Press and label Row 3.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

12.    Sew the rows together as shown in diagram 16b.  Measurement check Unit should measure 12 1/2" x 12 1/2".

13.    Press and label Emerging Gem Block 4 and set aside.




To make Emerging Gems Block 2 sew the following together:

14.    Unit 8, Unit 7 and one 4 1/2" square Fabric A.  See diagram 17 for placement.  Press and label Row 1.  Mark this row TOP.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

15.    Unit 7, one 4 1/2" square Fabric D, Unit 7.  See diagram 18 for placement.  Press and label Row 2.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

16.    Unit 9, Unit 7, Unit 8.  See diagram 19 for placement. Press and label Row 3.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

17.    Sew rows together as shown in diagram 20.  Measurement check Unit should measure 12 1/2" x 12 1/2".

18.    Press, label Emerging Gem Block 2 and set aside.
              



To make Gems Block 3 sew the following together:
19.    Unit 8, Unit 6, Unit 9.  See diagram 21 for placement.  Press and label Row 1.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

20.    Unit 7, one 4 1/2" square Fabric D, Unit 6.  See diagram 22 for placement.  Press and label Row 2.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

21.    One 4 1/2" square Fabric A, Unit 7, Unit 8.  See diagram 23 for placement.  Press and label Row 3.  Measurement check Unit should measure 4 1/2" x 12 1/2".

22.    Sew rows together as shown in diagram 24.  Measurement check Unit should measure 12 1/2" x 12 1/2".

23.    Press, label Emerging Gem Block 3 and set aside.



 Stay tuned for Part 4........

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