Building Foundations Sampler QAL – Block 20

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This week’s quilt-along block, Block #20, is Winged Arrow, from a syndicated mail-order column written by Florence LaGanke Harris; printed in many periodicals in the late 1920s – 1940s.

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CUTTING:

From background, (pale blue and green in photo above) cut 8 — 3 5/8″ squares (cut in half diagonally to make 16 A triangles).

From accent fabric #1 (orange in photo above) cut 1 — 5 3/4″ square (cut in half diagonally twice to make 4 B triangles).

From accent fabric #2 (red-orange in photo above) cut 1 — 5 3/4″ square (cut in half diagonally twice to make 4 B triangles).

 

ASSEMBLY:

1. Join one background A triangle and one accent fabric #1 B triangle as shown below. Press seam allowance toward print fabric. Make four.

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2. Join a second background A triangle to the opposite side to complete flying geese units:

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3. Trim each flying geese unit to 3″ x 5″:WingedArrowGeese3

4. Repeat steps 1-3 using accent fabric #2 B triangles.

5. Join an accent fabric #1 flying geese to the bottom edge of an accent fabric #2 flying geese. Unit should measure 5″ square.

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6. Lay out four units in the spinning direction shown below. Join into rows, join rows to complete Winged Arrow block.

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7. Square block to 9 1/2″.

 

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Stay tuned, we have a new pattern release to announce this week!

Happy Sewing,

Doris & Trina