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March/April BOM–Irish Chain

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Please make this block with green and white fabric.  This block will be made in the month of March to bring to the April meeting.

Your block should be 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ when you are finished.  That will make a 12″ x 12″ block when it is put into a quilt.

Cut the following strips:

           Green fabric:

                      Cut 2 strips 1 7/8” x 20”

                      Cut 1 strip 1 7/8” x 10”

           White fabric

                      Cut 2 strips 1 7/8” x 10”

                      Cut 1 strip 1 7/8” x 20”

                      Cut 4 squares 4 1/2” x 4 1/2”


Sew the 20” strips together lengthwise putting the white strip in the center.

Sew the 10” strips together lengthwise putting the green strip in the center.

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Press the 1/4” seam allowances toward the dark fabric

Cut the strip sets into 1 7/8” units.  You should have:

           10 green/white/green

            5 white/green/white

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Lay out your units to make 5 nine patches and sew them together as shown.

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