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Letter T posted: 9/30/2004
by Dori Hawks Printable Page
Category: Foundation Pieced Level: Easy Series: Alphabet Block of the Month
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Letter "T": If using conversational prints, look for Turtle, Truck, Teapot, Teacup, Tuba, Teeth, Television, Thimble, Tie, Teepee, Train or Tiger. Read The Alphabet Quilt: Themes & Ideas For Blocks for some great "T" ideas. Make sure to read the Alphabet Quilt General Instructions before beginning.
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  1. Make one(1) copy of letter T

  2. Remember that the printed pattern is a mirror image of the design. You will be placing your fabric on the unprinted side and sewing on the printed side of the letter pattern. Read Foundation Piecing Basics Vol 1 for general paper piecing instructions.

  3. Main Fabric:
    • Cut a strip 14" x 3"
    • Then cut into two 7" strips for 1M and 4M

  4. Background Fabric:
    • Cut one strip 17" x 4"
    • Then cut two 7" strips for 2B and 3B.
    • And one 4" square. Cut this square in half diagonally into two triangles for 5B and 6B.

  5. Piece in numerical order. Place 1M face down on side of the paper without lines by placing a small amount of glue stick in the center to hold it while you place the second piece.

  6. Add Piece number 2B and then number 3B.

  7. Then add 4M, pressing between each step.

  8. Add triangles 5B, and 6B. Pressing between additions.

  9. Press well and trim excess fabric and paper to " around the finished size of the letter.

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