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Hovering Hawks posted: 1/20/2003
by Dori Hawks Printable Page
Category: Pieced Level: Easy
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Description:
We are showing this block because Hawks is the name of the founders of this site. It is a great block in just two colors. Try using scraps, keeping your lights and darks a high contrast so you don't lose the shape of each triangle in the block.

Finished Size: 12"


Fabric Reqs For Block:
  • 4" x 16" 1st Medium
  • 4 " x 28" Light
  • 4 " x 13" Dark
  • 4 " x 9" 2nd Medium
Cutting Instructions
Piece Shape # Fabric Instructions  
A  4  1st Medium Cut four squares 3 " x 3 "
B  2 Light Cut two squares 3 " x 3 "
C  10 Light Cut five squares 3 7/8" x 3 7/8". Cut in half diagonally once
D  6 Dark Cut three squares 3 7/8" x 3 7/8" Cut in half diagonally once.
E  4 2nd Medium Cut two squares 3 7/8" x 3 7/8". Cut in half diagonally once.

Assembly (1/4" seam allowance throughout):
Instruction Diagram
Step 1: Sew one light triangle C to one medium triangle E. Press seams open or toward the medium. Repeat for 3 other C's and E's. ( 4 C/E units) *HS
Step 2: Sew one triangle C to one triangle D. Press seams open or toward the dark. Repeat for 5 other C's and D's. ( 6 C/D units) *HS
Step 3: Sewing Row 1: Square A, B/D, C/E, Square C. Press seams open or in one direction.
Step 4: Sewing Row 2: C/D, Square A, C/D, C/E. Press seams open or going in the opposite direction of Row 1.
Step 5: Sewing Row 3: C/E, C/D, Square A, C/D. Press seams open or going in same direction as Row 1.
Step 6: Sewing Row 4: Square C, C/E, C/D, Square A. Press seams open or going in same direction as Row 2.
Step 7: Sew Rows together in order. Press seams.
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