Pattern: Irish Chain

Size: 12″ Finished
Beginner Level

Cutting Instructions
Dark green print
… Cut 2 squares 3 7/8″ x 3 7/8″
… Cut 1 square 4 3/4″ x 4 3/4″
Med green print
… Cut 16 squares 2″ x 2″

Cream
… Cut 2 squares 3 7/8″ x 3 7/8″
… Cut 16 squares 2″ x 2″
… Cut 2 squares 3 7/8″ x 3 7/8″; cut diagonally to make 4 half-square triangles.

Assembly Instructions
Step 1. On wrong side of 3 7/8″ cream fabric, draw diagonal line with the marking tool of your choice. Layer square with 3 7/8″ dark green print square, right sides together. Sew 1/4″ seam on each side of marked line; cut apart on marked line. Press open to make pieced squares (Diagram I). Make 4 pieced-squares.

Step 2. Using Diagram II-A as fabric placement guide, sew 2″ cream and medium green print squares together to make pieced square unit. Make 8. Step 3. Paying close attention to placement, sew 2 pieced square units together to make piece rectangle unit (Diagram II-B). Make 4.

Step 4. Using Diagram III as a guide, sew 3 7/8″ cream squares to 4 3/4″ dark green square to make square-in-square unit. Make 1.

Step 5. Sew units together to make rows (see Assembly Diagram). Sew rows together to make Irish Chain Block.