Chain and Hourglass - Page 2

Repeat the above step with two Color 2 strips and one Color 1 strip...
To make the hourglass units, sew a Color 2 quarter square triangle to a Color 1 quarter square triangle. Make two of these, and then join them to make the hourglass.  Make five of these...

Now piece the block, by first making rows, and then joining the rows to make the block. refer to the diagram at left for placement and direction! Press seam allowances in alternating directions by square and by row to avoid bulky seams...on to Page 3!
March2000 Marcia Hohn

Traditional Block

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