July Block Lotto – Pluses

First, Apologies for the lateness of this post! This month’s Block Lotto is a nine-patch that’s a PLUS!


Material provided: Kona Dahlia or Kona Heliotrope

Material from your stash: neutral low volume

Finished block size: 12″

Instructions:

Option 1: Low Volume Cross

From purple: cut 4-41/2″ Squares

From low volume neutral: cut 5 – 41/2″ Squares – 0r 4 – 41/2″ squares

Make three rows:

Row 1: Sew Purple – Neutral – Purple

Row 2: Sew Neutral – Purple – Neutral

Row 3: Sew Neutral – Purple – Neutral

Connect Row 1 to Row 2

Connect Row 2 to Row 3

Finished block should measure 12″

To make the cross with Purple cross, reverse directions

Build by Strip Sets: Missouri Star YouTube Tutorial

Purple: 3 strips: 4.5″ x 13.5″

Low Volume Neutral: 3 strips: 4.5″ x 13.5″

Sew:

Strip Set 1: Purple – Neutral – Purple

Strip Set 2: Neutral – Purple – Neutral

Cut each strip set into three units 4.5″ wide

Arrange the strips so they look like a checker board. Sew 3 units together to make the block.

 

 

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