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Spring Flowers : Daffodil

Spring Flowers : Daffodil

Written by: 
Lisa Calle

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YIELD

12" finished block

INGREDIENTS

FABRIC A

  • (4) 3” squares
  • (12) 2½” squares

FABRIC B

  • (4) 3” squares
  • (4) 2½” squares

FABRIC C

  • (4) 3½” x 4½” rectangles

FABRIC D

  • (4) 1½” squares
  • (4) 4½” x 1½” rectangles

FABRIC E

  • (1) 4½” square

STEP 1. MAKE HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES

Mark a diagonal pencil line on the wrong side of each Fabric A 3” square. Place right sides together with Fabric B 3” squares . Sew ¼” away from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the line and press. Trim to 2½” square.

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STEP 2. MAKE EASY CORNER TRIANGLES + LEAF UNITS

To make Easy Corner Triangles (ECTs) - Mark a pencil line on the diagonal of EACH Fabric D  1½” square. Match up to one corner of Fabric B 2½” square as shown. Sew on the pencil line. Trim 1/4” away from the line and press.

Join with HST units from Step 1 to make Leaf Units as shown.

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STEP 3. MAKE PETALS

Repeat the process to make ECTs using Fabric C rectangles and Fabric A 2½” squares as shown. Join petal units with Fabric D rectangles. Repeat to make 4 petal units.

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STEP 4. ASSEMBLE BLOCK

Join block units as shown. Trim if needed to 12½” square unfinished size.

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Lisa Calle

@vintagemodernquilts

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