For a 12 1/2 inch (12 inch finished in a quilt) 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
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
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.
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