McCall's Quilting - March/April 2018 - 27
Piecing the Blocks
1 Referring to Diagram I-A, join assorted blue batik A and assorted yellow
batik A as shown. Join assorted blue B
to left side and assorted yellow B to
right side of joined A's as shown. Sew
blue C to top and yellow C to bottom.
Working from center outward and
continuing to refer to diagram, join
patches as shown to make Block O.
Referring to Diagram II-A, join 3
assorted black B's as shown. Sew
yellow J's to both sides of joined B's.
Stitch black D's to top and bottom.
Note that patches are not joined in
alphabetical order. Working outward,
join patches as shown to make
Block W. Make 4.
In similar manner, referring to Diagram II-B, make 2 Block X's using
colors shown. Make 8 Block Y's, noting that color placement in Block Y's
2 Referring to Diagram III, sew together
2 black B's as shown. Sew black D to
bottom. Join yellow A to left side and
yellow J to top. Sew black O to right
side and black P to bottom. Working
clockwise, join patches as shown to
make Block Z. Make 20.
Similarly, referring to Diagram I-B,
make 1 each Blocks P-V as shown.