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Basket Block

Basket Block

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Published by shaw.kathy
This lesson covers basic applique and sewing bias edges.
This lesson covers basic applique and sewing bias edges.

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Published by: shaw.kathy on May 26, 2011
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The Basket Block
This block requires templates and exact measurement for the pieces.Pay close attention to your ruler before making a cut.****Always add a 1/4 inch seam allowance to each pattern piece be-fore cutting.****
12” total block size finished,12 1/2” unfinished
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This is the Basket block. It isthe #8 block in the SamplerQuilt.This block is constricted different than all the other Sampler Quilt blocks; it isbuilt from the middle out towards the edges.There is also an appliqué handle that is “slipped” into a seam.Go slowly and read each instruction carefully.
© This information is expressly for use by students attending a class taught by Kathy Shaw in the conduct of Group educational purposes. Anyother use is prohibited without specific written permission by Shawkl Design Studios.
 
Basket Block
CUT SIZES
:3 7/8” square, cross cut (A)3 7/8” square, cross cut (B)3 1/2” square (B)9 7/8” square, cross cut (C )6 7/8” square, cross cut (C )3 1/2” by 6 1/2” rectangles (C )Trapezoid pattern piece (A)Steps:1. Select the background fabric (C ). Cut one square measuring 9 7/8”. Cross cutthis into two half square triangles. Use one for the block; the second is ascrap fabric.2. Continuing to use fabric (C ), cut one square measuring 6 7/8”. Cross cut thisinto two half square triangles. Use one for the block, the second is a scrapfabric.3. Continuing to use fabric (C ), cut two rectangles measuring 3 1/2” by 6 1/2”.4. Select the basket center fabric (B). Cut one square measuring 3 1/2”.5. Continuing to use fabric (B), cut one square measuring 3 7/8”. Cross cut thisinto two half square triangles. Use one for the block, the second is a scrapfabric.6. Select the basket outside fabric (A). Cut one square measuring 3 7/8”. Crosscut this into two half square triangles.7. Continuing to use fabric (A), cut one left facing and one right facing trapezoidusing the trapezoid pattern as your guide.8. Continuing to use fabric (A), cut one basket handle. Use the pattern piece andtrace the shape onto freezer paper (reverse the pattern before tracing). Thiswill be your guide to cut the handle.. (Remember to add seam allowance)9. Lay out all of the cut pieces on your table to assemble the block design.
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© This information is expressly for use by students attending a class taught by Kathy Shaw in the conduct of Group educational purposes. Anyother use is prohibited without specific written permission by Shawkl Design Studios.
 
© This information is expressly for use by students attending a class taught by Kathy Shaw in the conduct of Group educational purposes. Anyother use is prohibited without specific written permission by Shawkl Design Studios.
10. Take the handle and fold the seam allowance over the paper and press. Thiswill create a smooth fabric fold line that can be appliquéd to the backgroundblock.11. Take the background half triangle (C ) that was from the 9 7/8” block. Placethe basket handle on top and stitch it down.12. Use tiny stitches to applique the handle by hand, hidingeach in the “edge” of the fold.13. (Alternate) Machine stitch the handle in place.14.Lay the left facing trapezoid on the cutting mat. Place the half square triangle(B) next to the short side as shown in the photo. Attach using a 1/4” seamallowance.15. Lay the right facing trapezoid on the cutting mat. Place the square (B) nextto the straight end as shown in the photo. Attach using a 1/4” seam allowance.
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