This makes a 12 " block!

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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block ** 

First, stack the two 4-7/8" x 9-3/4" strips right sides together, then cut into two 4- 7/8" squares of each...

Next, stack and cut the 4-7/8" squares on the diagonal, being careful not to stretch fabric ! 

Then cut the Color 1  4-1/2" x 18" strip into four 4-1/2 " squares...

Sew four Color 1 triangles to four Color 2 triangles, right sides together along the diagonals using a 1/4" seam, and being careful NOT to stretch fabrics. Press seams towards darker fabric...on to Page 2!

Aug1998 Marcia Hohn

Traditional Block