Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Block of the Week – Block #10 – Saw Tooth 16 Patch – Racine County

Jen Buettner – Cre8tive Quilter

Wisconsin Quilt Blocks on Barns - Block of the Week

Block #10 – Saw Tooth 16 Patch – Racine County

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Your block will finish to 6”. This means that it will physically measure 6-1/2” X 6-1/2” before it is sewn to other blocks.

Cutting Instructions for 6” Pieced Block:

(4) 2” Squares – Yellow – For the four corners

(4) 2” X 3-1/2” Rectangles – Yellow – For the four flying geese

(8) 2” Squares – Blue – For the corners on the flying geese

(2) 1-1/4” X 6” Strips – Black – For 16 Patch

(2) 1-1/4” X 6” Strips – White – For 16 Patch

For directions on making Flying Geese, see this article and use SPEED PIECING METHOD A -

To assemble your 16 Patch – Sew your four strips together. Iron in ONE direction. Cut into 1-1/2” units, then sew into the 16 patch unit.

Cutting Instructions & Piecing Locations for 6” Paper Pieced Block:

Cut the following pieces:

(1) 5” Square – Yellow, sub-cut clip_image006 into 4 pieces – A3, B1, G1, H1

(4) 2-1/2” Squares – Yellow – A1, A5, B3, B5

(4) 2-3/4” Squares – Blue, sub-cut clip_image008 into 8 pieces - A2, A4, B2, B4, G2, G3, H2, H3

(8) 1-3/4” Squares – Black – C2, C4, D2, D3, E1, E4, F1, F3

(8) 1-3/4” Squares – White – C1, C3, D1, D4, E2, E3, F2, F4

Click HERE to print a clean Saw Tooth 16 Patch Instruction Sheet.
Click HERE to download and print the Saw Tooth 16 Patch Foundation Pattern.

**You will want to Download the file and then print the .pdf file.  When you print, make sure that scaling is turned off enabling the document to print at 100%.  Take a moment to measure.  The Solid Line along the side edge of section A should measure 6".  If you print directly from the Google Docs screen you might come out with a slightly smaller sized block.**

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Karen said...

I like that the block is on point on the barn.

~Kim~ said...

Thanks alot for making my Wednesday :)