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Coxey's Camp posted: 1/16/2003
by Dori Hawks Printable Page
Category: Pieced Level: Easy
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This may be little more than a beginner block, but the units are simple. Be careful to keep your quarter inch seam allowance accurate. Make a dorm quilt in college colors for someone going away to school.

Finished Size: 8"

Fabric Reqs For Block: (Example fabrics in parentheses)
  • 6" x 20" Medium
  • 5 " x 6" Dark
  • 4" x 8" Light
Cutting Instructions
Piece Shape # Fabric Instructions  
A  4  Medium Cut four 2 1/8" x 2 1/8" squares.
B  4 Dark Cut four 1 " x 5 " rectangles
C  4 Medium Cut four 1 " x 5 " rectangles.
D  4 Light Cut two 3 " x 3 " squares. Cut in half diagonally.
E  2 Medium Cut two 2 " x 2 " squares.
F  2 Dark Cut two 2 " x 2 " squares.

Assembly (1/4" seam allowance throughout):
Instruction Diagram
Step 1: Sew Dark B and Medium C rectangles together in pairs. Press seams open or toward the dark. (Sections 1)
Step 2: Sew a Medium E square to a Dark F square. Press seam open or toward the dark. Repeat for the other E and F. Section 2.
Step 3: Sew the two Section 2's together. See diagram. Press seam allowances open or toward one side. (Section 3)
Step 4: Sew two D Light triangles to opposite sides of Section 3. Repeat with the other two D triangles. Press seams open or toward the triangle. (Section 4)
Step 5: Sew a Section 1 to either side of Section 4. Press seams open or toward Section 1. Row 2
Step 6: Sew a square A Medium to either side of the remaining two Section 1's. press seams open or toward the Section 1's. Row 1 and 3.
Step 7: Sew Rows 1, 2, 3 together and press seams open or toward one side.
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Author: Dori Hawks
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