Double Z Block|
You will be making all diagonal squares for this block. You can see directions on how to make diagonal half squares here. Your finished diagonal half-squares should measure exactly 3 1/2 inches or 2 inches.
For a 12 /12 inch Double Z block you need:
From your background cut six 3 7/8 inch squares
From color two cut two 3 7/8 inch squares
From color three eight 3 7/8 inch squares
For a 6 1/2 inch Double Z block you need:
From your background cut six 2 3/8 inch squares
From color two cut two 2 3/8 inch squares
From color three cut eight 2 3/8 inch squares
Measure carefully, cut and sew carefully, and you won't have any problems.
Repeat with all of your squares.
You need 12 like this
and four like this
Now assemble in rows.
Make two rows like this, the top and bottom of the block.
And make two rows like this, the middle two rows of the block.
Now assemble your Double Z block following the diagram at the top of the page.
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.
Double Zę Delaware Quilts August 2003
Updated January 2007