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Spring Flowers: Lily

Spring Flowers: Lily

Written by: 
Lisa Calle

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YIELD

12" finished block

INGREDIENTS

FABRIC A
(2) 7” squares

FABRIC B
(2) 7” squares

FABRIC C
(2) 7” squares

FABRIC D
(4) 2½” squares

INSTRUCTIONS

MAKE HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES

Mark a diagonal pencil line on the wrong side of each Fabric A 7” square. Place right sides together with Fabric B 7” squares . Sew ¼” away from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the line and press. Do not trim.
Repeat to make 4 total HSTs.

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MAKE QUARTER SQUARE TRIANGLES

To make Quarter Square Triangles (QSTs) - Mark a pencil line on the diagonal of EACH Fabric C 7” square. Match up to one corner of HST unit as shown, ensuring the marked line is opposite the seam. Sew on the pencil line. Trim 1/4” away from the line and press. Trim each QST to 6½” square.
Make 4.

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MAKE CENTERS

Use the Easy Corner Method - mark a diagonal pencil line on the wrong side of EACH Fabric D square. Line up with the center corner of QST unit as shown. Sew on the marked line. Trim and press.
Repeat with each QST.

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ASSEMBLE BLOCK

Join block units as shown. Trim to 12 1/2" square (unfinished size)

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Happy spring sewing!

Lisa Calle

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