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Quilter's Basket - Hopscotch Block


12" Blocks (Includes sashing)

Each Block will be a nine-patch with sashing on top and one side, and square at the corner where the sashing meet.


Color A: white fabric
Cut:  1 - 3 1/2" square
Cut:  2 - 3 1/2" x 9 1/2" strips (sashing)

Color B:  light fabric 
Cut:  4 - 3 1/2" squares 

Color C:  dark fabric 
Cut:  4 - 3 1/2" squares

Color D:  cornerstone
1 - 3 1/2" square



1.  Assemble 9-patch:
  • Row 1:  B-C-B, Row 2:  C-A-C, Row 3:  B-C-B
    or
  • Row 1:  C-B-C, Row 2:  B-A-B, Row 3:  B-C-B  (This varies the light-dark placement on the corners.)
  • Press to the dark squares.
  • Sew rows together to form the 9-Patch.
2.  On right side of the block, sew one white strip.
3.  Sew cornerstone D to end of the second white strip.
4.  Sew strip to top of 9-Patch so that the cornerstone is at the junction of top and side white strips.