Delaware Quilts
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World's Fair

For a World's Fair block you will need:
From your green cut a strip 2 by at least 32 inches
From your print, mine is yellow, cut a strip 2 by at least 32 inches
From your print (yellow) cut a strip 3 1/2 by 28 inches and then cut that into eight 3 1/2 inch blocks


Your finished block should measure 12 1/2 inches. Measure carefully, cut carefully and sew carefully, and you won't have any problems.

We'll start off with the four patches. Place your 2 inch strips right sides together and sew them together with a 1/4 inch seam allowance. Open and press to the green.

Now cut your strip into sixteen 2 inch segments,

and then sew them back together into eight 4-patches which should measure 3 1/2 inches.

Sew a 3 1/2 square to each 4-patch.      

And then sew those together into pairs.

Make four rows.
     

Finally sew them together into a 12 1/2 inch 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.
World's Fairę Delaware Quilts March 2012

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Posted April 5, 2012