Four Flags Quilt Block
Keep the star in the heart of the block in this patriotic quilt piece.
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How to Construct This Block
Sew AAA unit (4 times). Sew BBB unit (4 times). Sew AAA unit to C piece (4 times). Sew BBB unit to AC unit (4 times). Sew bottom ABC unit to D piece, matching left edges. Working clockwise, sew ABC unit to ABCD (3 times). Applique E piece to center of D piece.
Diamond and Stripes Border
This border is 3 inches wide and has a 4-1/2-inch repeat. Sew A and B together. Turn C on point. To the lower left edge, sew AB. To the opposite upper right edge, sew BA. The border is joined by sewing ABCBA units diagonally to each other for the corner unit -- sew D and B together. Sew DR and B together. Sew DBDRB together. To the B edges, add C. Sew the border strips to the quilt edge, stopping and starting 1/4-inch from each end of the quilt top. Miter the border strips. Note: Pattern C measures 3 inches diagonally.