Absolute Beginners
Big Block
50" x 65"

Fabric Requirements: 
1 Fat Quarter of each of 8 Novelty Prints of your choice.
2 Yds. for Sashing, Borders, & Binding
Twin Size Batting
3 Yds Lining

Cutting Instructions:

From each of the 8 Novelty Print Fat Quarters:  Cut 2 - 10 ½” Squares
From the remainder of one of the 8:  Cut 4 – 5 ½” Squares for the Corners
From the Sashing/Border Fabric:  Cut 8 – 5 ½” x WOF (Width of Fabric)---Subcut 5 of these Strips to 5 ½” x 40 ½” (includes top and bottom border).  Also cut 8 – 2 Ό” Strips for Binding.

Assembly:  USE A SCANT Ό” SEAM ALLOWANCE

Join the blocks as illustrated below in 4 Rows of 4 Squares.  Join rows with the 5 ½” x 40 ½” strips.  Add Top and Bottom Borders with the remaining subcut strips.  Piece the remaining 3 border strips end to end and subcut into two 5 ½” x 55 ½” pieces.  Add Corner squares to the ends of these two strips and join

           

  Here’s an alternate coloring:

Enjoy!

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