Delaware Quilts
Block of the Month

Cheyenne Block

Our block this month is the Cheyenne Block.

For the Cheyenne you will need:
From your Background, cut four 3 7/8 inch squares.
From a dark (purple) cut two 3 7/8 inch squares and four 3 1/2 inch squares
From a medium(hot pink) cut two 3 7/8 inch squares and four3 1/2 inch squares
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. (Don't forget to trim off the corners or dog ears) You will now have two diagonal half-squares, which should measure exactly 3 1/2 inches.


Repeat with the second medium and both dark 3 7/8 inch squares. Press towards the darks.




Make two rows like this


and two rows like this.


Now, using the diagram above, sew your blocks together in rows, then the rows together into the Cheyenne block.

       


This pattern can be used for personal use only and can not be used commercially without the owner's permission. No copies may be made without the owner's permission. This includes the patterns as well as any graphics and/or instructions that are associated with a pattern.
Cheyenne Block Delaware Quilts August 2007

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Posted January 27, 2008