Tuesday, 28 January 2014

stitch it central block #10

 cut out 4 background fabrics using the A template making sure fabric and templates are right sides up
 cut out star pieces using templates C and D layer fabrics right sides up and cut all four pieces at once you need one piece of each colour from each of the C and D templates 
 pin or glue A background to the back side of your paper piecing paper making sure you have a 1/4" seam allowance along the fold

 make sure fabric has the wrong side attached to the wrong side of the paper
 sew small star triangle to background piece along sewing line on the paper, press.
 trim seam to 1/4 " from fold
 line up next piece of background fabric with trimmed edge and sew on the line

 trim fabric 1/4" from fold

procede in the same manner with the other three foundation papers and lay out block place long star points in the proper place and sew them onto the foundation as described above.
 one of the quarter foundations
 trim fabric even with the dotted line on your foundation
 remove paper and lay out block
 sew block quarters together
sew block together

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