Delaware Quilts
Block of the Month
Garden of Eden

For a 12 1/2 inch Garden of Eden block (12 inches when sewn in a quilt) you need:
Two 5 1/2 inch squares and eight 3 inch squares of your background (B&W print)
Two 5 1/2 inch squares and eight 3 inch squares of your red
Two 5 1/2 by 2 1/2 inch strips of the black
One 12 1/2 by 2 1/2 inch strip of white

If you have trouble sewing a straight line, mark a line diagonally from corner to corner on the wrong side of each one of your 3 inch squares.

Now place a marked red square right sides together on two corners of a 5 1/2 inch background square. Sew on the line you marked. Then trim leaving a 1/4 inch seam allowance.
Press to the darker fabric. Repeat on other two corners.
Now repeat the same with all the 5 1/2 inch squares.

Sew a 5 1/2 by 2 1/2 inch strip of the black between two of the 5 1/2 inch squares as shown. Repeat.
Sew to either side of the center strip as shown

Your Garden of Eden block should measure 12 1/2 inches.
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.
Garden of Eden Delaware Quilts July 2009

Posted February 10, 2012

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