You will be making all diagonal squares for this block. First, mark your background squares diagonally through the center. (This will be a cutting line when you are finished.) Place your medium square, right sides together, with the background. Sew on either side of the drawn line, exactly 1/4 inch from the first line. Cut this square in half on the cutting line. You will now have two diagonal half-squares, which should measure exactly 3 1/2 inches. (You can see directions on how to make diagonal half squares here. )
Repeat with the remaining squares. You will need:
Assemble into rows; you will need two like this
and two like this.
Follow diagram above to complete your Blockade block.
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