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If you wish to do this without the tool, you can use the traditional "folded corner technique". The squares for the folded corner should be cut 3" x 3".
If you wish to do this without the tool, you can use a foundation pattern for the entire block. Click here for a copy of the foundation.
- Cut 6-1/2” x 6-1/2" of Kite fabric H, Use the V Block Trimmer™ to cut the Center triangles from this piece.
- To sew, position pieces right sides together, lining up the long edges “tip to tip”. Stitch with a ¼” seam. Press all seams toward the side triangles.
- Using the V Block Trimmer™, line up the sewing lines with the 5” finished “V” lines on the ruler. Trim top and right sides. Then rotate the unit or the mat 180 degrees and re-position the ruler. Trim the other two sides of the unit. Units will be trimmed to 5-1/2” x 5-1/2".
Kite # 4
If you wish to do this without the tool, you can use the traditional "folded corner technique". The Kite Accent squares for the folded corner should be cut 2" x 2".
Or if you wish to have the foundation pattern, click here.
- Cut a 6” x 4” piece of the same kite fabrics. Place one piece facing up and the other facing down. Use the Split Rects™ to cut Skinny Triangles.
- Cut two 6” x 4” piece of background fabric. Place one piece facing up and the other facing down. Use the Split Rects™ to cut Skinny Triangles
Each set of cuts will make enough units for two Kite blocks.
- Using the Split Rects™, trim units to 5-1/2” x 3”. Align the indicated diagonal line with your seam for the first cut. Rotate the unit and for the second cut, line up diagonal along with the 3” and 5-1/2” lines on the ruler.
- Use the 1-1/2” Cut Away line on the Corner Pop™ to cut the corner on Kite I.
- Cut two different Kite Accent J 2-3/4”□ once on the diagonal to create two half-square triangles. Or use the other half of the triangles from Kite #3 Top.
- With Kite I on Top, sew (using an accurate 1/4″ seam) Kite Accent J 2-3/4” triangle to Kite F.
- Trim the added Kite Accent J using the 1-1/2″ Corner Trim Down line on the Corner Pop™. Trim the top and right sides.
- Combine left and right units.
- Combine top and bottom units.
- Make 2.
Featured Pattern - It's a Mystery
This quilt was originally designed for a mystery weekend – hence the name. This seemingly complex quilt is easier than it looks. Instructions provide for strip pieced and over-sized units that are cut down with the use of the recommended rulers from Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design.
Three sizes are available: Lap 57 x 69 (shown), Twin 69 x 93 or Full 93 x 93
Click here to purchase the pattern.
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