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5/21/09

CrAnKy QuiLt

CRANKY OHIO STAR BLOCK


Make 7 total blocks.
Finished size:
9 ½ inch X 13 inch

Part #1:
14 3 X 5 background
28 3 X 3 points- patterned



Taking the 3X 5 background print fabric lay one 3 X 3 on the corner. Match up the side edges. Sew down the center- from one corner to the other. (If you have a hard time finding this center line draw a line to follow).

Before trimming the extra off fold this corner back to make sure it works! Then trim it. Repeat for the other side.
You will end up with 14 pieces finished looking like a flying geese. Trim whole part to 3 X 5 in size.

No pics for this one. Pretty simple.

Part #2:
28 3 X 5 points- patterned
14 4 ½ X 4 ½ background

Taking the 4 ½ X 4 ½ background piece fold in half and iron it. This will give you a center marking line.







Then place the 5 inch length from point to center mark. This will be at a diagonal. Sew 1/4" seam along the edge.





Fold back. Repeat for the other side.








Trim block to 4 ½ X 4 ½.










You will end up with 14 pieces finished.

Part #3:

28 3 X 4 ½ corner background
7 4 ½ X 5 center of block-patterned


ROW #1: Sew one 3 X 4 ½ corner background to the 4 ½ x 4 ½ pieced block, then another 3 X 4 ½ corner piece.
ROW #2: Sew one 3 X 5 pieced block to the center 4 ½ X 5 block, then another 3 X 5 pieced block.
ROW #3: Sew one 3 X 4 ½ corner background to the 4 ½ x 4 ½ pieced block, then another 3 X 4 ½ corner piece.
Sew these rows together for one block.



Pics of finished blocks:

See the 4 1/2 X 4 1/2 blocks are at the top and bottom. the flying geese 3X5 blocks are on the sides. I sewed mine in the row with them standing tall. The picture at the top has the whole quilt top. I so need a new one that isn't blue....and maybe even quilted.....hmmmmm...




Last month block of Baskets. Show and tell:







Some of these look like purses! love it!







Her handles are 3-d. Marilyn looks super cranky.
Playing catch-up with marilyn.





Show and Tell:

Cute apron. Similar to this one, but it has been pieced. love it. super cute.



Get your pics loaded for the give-away!! if you don't have flickr email me the pics and i'll post them. you still get to play along! You have till sunday to get those pics in and shared with us. They can most definitly be previous blocks!!

whosiesandwhatnots(at)yahoo(dot)com

Shall we discuss the winnings?

How about a pattern and some fabric.

The fabric is 2 1/2 inch squares and they are 2" tall stacked together. Don't make me count all of those squares. ....ok? Doesn't look like much, but a lot of squares can be packed into 2 ". let me tell you. they are Batiks in a lot of beautiful colors.

Yesterday i lied.....there is 2 more blocks-rows left!!! Lucky all of us!!

Have a Cranky Day Everyone!!

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2 Comments:

Blogger Julie said...

Love the photos--thanks again for all your help. You have SAVED me. So glad that ladies haven't been too cranky about the quilt!! See ya tomorrow--yahoo....Julie

21/5/09 2:50 PM  
Anonymous Marilyn said...

I am making the cranky quilt and I am having so much fun!! Love your pictures, now I know when I see you with a camera I hand't better look cranky. One out of many isn't too bad though.
Thanks for all you are doing for our group. Your the best!

27/5/09 4:43 PM  

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