Friday, August 10, 2012

Forget Me Not Sew-Along ~ Parts One & Two

Welcome to my second Pocket Patchwork Sew-along!  I've been working on this event for awhile now, and I'm so glad it's finally time to begin.  We will be making two blocks every week, and the sew-along will last 8 weeks with instructions coming every Friday.  So.....without further adieu....let's get started! 

Here's your cutting and sewing instructions for Part One.

Light Print
*Cut (4) 1 5/8" squares.
*Cut (3) 2" squares for Half Square Triangles (HST).
*Cut (2) 2" squares ~ crosscut once on diagonal.

Pink Print
*Cut (2) 2" squares for HST.

Green Print
*Cut (2) 2" squares for HST.

Blue Print
*Cut (1) 3 1/8" square ~ crosscut once on diagonal.


Directions:

*Draw a diagonal line on (3) 2" light print squares.  Match with (2) pink and (1) green 2" square to make HST.  Make (4) pink and (2) green HST that should measure 1 5/8" unfinished.

*Sew (2) crosscut 2" light print triangles to each side of a pink HST.  Press to light triangles.



*Sew a blue crosscut triangle to the previous unit. Press to blue triangle.  Make (2) units that should measure 2 3/4" unfinished.

*Sew a 1 5/8" light print square to the pink & green HST; press to the square.  Sew pairs together; press.  Unit should measure 2 3/4" unfinished.


*Sew the four units together; press.  Block should measure 5" unfinished.


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Here's your cutting and sewing instructions for Part Two.

Light Print
*Cut (1) 3 1/2" square ~ crosscut twice on diagonal.

Blue Print
*Cut (1) 3 1/2" square ~ crosscut twice on diagonal.

Green Print
*Cut (2) 3 1/8" squares ~ crosscut each once on diagonal.

Directions:



*Sew each blue triangle to each light print triangle; press to blue.  Make (4).


*Sew a green triangle to the previous unit; press to the green.  Make (4) units that should measure
2 3/4" unfinished.


*Sew the four units together; press with opposing seams.  Your block should measure 5" unfinished.

What a great start to our sew-along!  See you again next Friday for two more fun blocks. 

 Until then.....

Pam

11 comments:

  1. Thank you! Love the first blocks!

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  2. Can't wait to get started! Thank you so much for doing this for us. Much appreciated.

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  3. Thank you! I'm on my way to my sewing room right now!

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  4. They are so nice .I will start as soon as the fabric comes.

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  5. Yeah! Beautiful blocks, beautiful start! Have a great weekend Pam!

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  6. This is on my list to start tomorrow. Thanks so much.

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  7. Guess what I am doing today? I love these online sew alongs, thanks so much!

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  8. Thanks so much for sharing your time and creativity once again. Beautiful blocks!

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  9. I'm done! I've posted my blocks on my blog so everyone can see them. http://rainbowpincushion.blogspot.com/2012/08/forget-me-not-sew-along-parts-1-2.html

    Thanks for taking the time and effort to create this sew-along, Pam.

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  10. Just found an error in the cutting list part one: you need only 1 green square. Angela

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  11. Finally got to making Part 1 blocks today! Cute little numbers!! I see somebody already alerted you to the error of the spare green square.

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