QST NINE-PATCH

Mix sub­tle hour­glass blocks with stand-out prints for a nine-patch with a dif­fer­ence

Love Patchwork & Quilting - - QST NINE-PATCH -

CUT­TING LIST

Fab­ric A:

Three (3) 5½in squares. Fab­ric B:

Three (3) 5½in squares. Fab­ric C:

Four (4) 4½in squares.

1 Make six Quar­ter-square Tri­an­gle units as fol­lows, pair­ing the Fab­rics A and B. Pair two squares right sides to­gether. Draw a di­ag­o­nal line on the re­verse of one square. Sew ¼in from the line on both sides. Cut along the drawn line, press the units open. Pair two Half-square Tri­an­gles right sides to­gether, mak­ing sure that al­ter­nate colours are fac­ing. Draw a line per­pen­dic­u­lar to the seam on the re­verse of one square. Sew ¼in from the line on both sides. Cut along the drawn line, press the units open and trim to size. Trim to 4½in square and dis­card one.

2 Sew the QST units and squares into three rows as shown. Then sew the rows to­gether to make the block (Fig 1).

Fig 1

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