Best of All
Skill Level INTERMEDIATE
Finished Size 12″ x 12″
Step 1. Draw diagonal line on wrong side of cream 2 7/8″ square. Referring to Diagram I, place cream square on medium mauve 2 7/8″ square, right sides together. Sew 1/4″ seam on each side of marked line; cut apart on marked line. Press open to make pieced square. Make 8.
Step 2. Referring to Diagram II for placement, sew 2 1/2″ cream squares to pieced square units to make 4-patch unit. Make 4
Step 3. Draw diagonal line on wrong side of cream 2 1/2″ square. Referring to Diagram III, place marked square on green rectangle, right sides together, aligning raw edges. Stitch on drawn line; trim away and discard excess fabric. Press open. Repeat on opposite end to make pieced rectangle. Make 4.
Step 4. Referring to Diagram IV, sew cream 3 1/4″ quarter-square triangle to adjacent sides of 1 15/16″ square to make pieced-triangle. Sew dark mauve 2 7/8″ half-square triangles to short sides of pieced-triangle to make pieced flying geese unit. Make 4 total.
Step 5. Referring to Diagram V, sew flying geese unit to “pieced” flying geese unit. Make 4.
Step 6. Using Assembly Diagram as a guide for unit placement, sew units together to make rows. (Center row, use floral print 4 1/2″ square.) Sew rows together to make Best of All Block.