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Chapter One:

Follow the directions below. At the end of the series, you will have a 32" square wall quilt.

Dark One and Dark Two: Select 2 darks, 2 mediums and one light background. You will need 1/2 yard of each color fabric cut into:
Quantity Size
eight 4 1/4" squares, cut on the diagonal (twice)
one 3 1/2" x 2" rectangle
one 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" rectangle
three 1 1/4" squares
one 3 7/8" square, cut on the diagonal (once)
one 3" square, cut on the diagonal (once)
one 2" square, cut on the diagonal (once)
one 2 3/8" square, cut on the diagonal (once)
four 2 7/8" squares, cut on the diagonal (once)
Medium One and Two: You will need 1/2 yard of each color fabric cut into:
Quantity Size
seven 4 1/4" squares, cut on the diagonal (twice)
one 3 1/2" x 2" rectangle
one 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" rectangle
three 1 1/4" squares
one 3 7/8" square, cut on the diagonal (once)
one 3" square, cut on the diagonal (once)
one 2" square, cut on the diagonal (once)
one 2 3/8" square, cut on the diagonal (once)
four 2 7/8" squares, cut on the diagonal (once)
Background: You will need 1/2 yard of fabric cut into:
Quantity Size
two 3 7/8" squares, cut on the diagonal (once)
four 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" rectangles
four 2" squares
four 3 1/2" x 1 1/4" rectangles
twelve 2 7/8" squares, cut on the diagonal (once)
two 6 7/8" squares, cut on the diagonal (once)

For the border
Approximately 3/4 yard of "Dark One" for borders. You may choose two different colors for the borders. This will require a 1/4 yard cut and a 1/2 yard cut of different fabrics.

Special Cutting Instructions:

You will notice that, after the size given for blocks, a notation of (once) or (twice) is given. This refers to cuts made across the diagonal of a square. The diagrams below should make this more clear:

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Options: Want a scrappy look?

This quilt is a great candidate for using small pieces from your stash as long as you choose colors in the same family.

For instance - dark blues for Dark One, dark reds for Dark Two, medium browns for medium one, and medium golds for medium two.
The background may also be mutilple fabrics in the same light color family.

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