We will be making Blocks 75, 85, 3, 30, 15, 52, 12, 91.

Templates for Month 5 are; 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6R, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 20, 58, 82, 89, 89R.

We are using some more beautiful Pam Kitty fabric this month.

### Week 17

Make block 75 Rosebud and block 85 Square Dance.

**Rosebud. Use templates 3, 8 and 13.**

Using the Yellow Spot/ Rose fabric Fussy cut 2 x 4’’squares, cut them on the diagonal for 4 #8. Then cut 6 x 1 7/8’’squares, cut 2 on the diagonal for 4 # 13.

Using Pink Floral fabric cut 2 x 2 7/8’’ squares, cut on the diagonal for 4#3. Then cut 4 x 1 7/8’’ squares, match up with the 4 yellow squares and make ½ square triangles for 16 #13. Arrange all the pieces, sew into 4 squares, trim each to 3 ½’’ and sew together.

**Square Dance. Use templates 19, 20, 82, 89 and 89R.**

Using the Yellow Spot/Rose fabric Fussy cut a 4 ½’’ square for 1 #82. Then cut 2 x 2 ¼’’ squares, cut them on the diagonal, trim off the corners, for 4 # 20.

Using the Pink Floral cut 4 x 1 ½’’ squares for 4 #19.

Using the Green Floral fabric trace and cut 4 # 89 and 4 # 89R. Arrange and sew as per book.

### Week 18

Make block 3 Basket and block 30 End of Day.**Basket. Use templates 4, 5, 6, 6R, 7, 8 and 9, plus RicRac for the handle.**

Please prewash your RicRac before sewing onto block to be sure that it doesn't have any colour run or shrinkage. Press the RicRac from the back as some contain synthetic threads which may melt.

Using the White Floral fabric cut 1x 3 ½’’ square for #5, then cut 1 x 2’’ square for #4, then 2 x 3 ½’’ x 2’’ rectangles for 2 #9, then cut 1 x 2 3/8’’ square, cut on the diagonal, for 2 #7 and trace and cut 1#8.

Using Red Spot fabric cut 1 x 2 3/8’’ squares, cut on the diagonal, for 2 #7, then trace and cut 1 #6 and 1 #6R. Sew the white #7s to #6 and #6R, press the seam towards the red. Sew together in rows then add #8. Using the photo as a guide, unpick a few stitches and tuck in one end of the Ricrac. Pin and sew the handle in place, using tiny stitches along both sides, unpick a few stitches again and tuck in the end. Resew the seams closed.

**End of Day. Use templates 6, 6R and 7.**

Using the Red Spot fabric trace and cut 4 #6, then cut 2 x 2 3/8’’squares, cut on the diagonal, for 4 #7.

Using the White Floral fabric trace and cut 4 #6R, then cut 2 x 2 3/8’’squares, cut on the diagonal, for 4# 7. Chain piece a contrasting #7 to #6 or #6R to make a triangle. Press seams towards the red. Sew together into 4 squares and trim to 3 ½’’. Sew together as per photo .

### Week 19.

Make block 15 Buzzards Roost and block 52 Hovering Hawks.**Buzzards Roost. Use templates 5, 7 and 12.**

Using the White Floral fabric cut 1x 3 ½’’ square for #5, then cut 1 x 3’’ square, cut on the diagonal for 2 #12, then cut 4 x 2 3/8’’ squares, cut on the diagonal for 8 #7.

Using the Pink Floral fabric cut 3 x 3’’ squares, cut on the diagonal for 6 #12. Trim off all corners to match the templates. Arrange as per photo and sew as per book.

**Hovering Hawks. Use templates 4, 7 and 58.**

Using the White Floral fabric cut 5 x 2 3/8’’ squares, cut 2 on the diagonal for 4 #7. Trace and cut 2 x #58.

Using the Pink Floral fabric cut 4 x 2’’ squares for 4 #4, then cut 4 x 2 3/8’’squares, cut 1 on the diagonal for 2 #7, then use the 6 remaining squares to make ½ square triangles. Arrange as per book, sew into 4 squares then sew together.

### Week 20.

Make block 12 Broken Sugar Bowl and block 91 Strawberry Basket.

**Broken Sugar Bowl. Use templates 1, 3 and 19.**

Using the Red Floral fabric Fussy cut 2 x 2 ½’’squares for 2 #1, then cut 4 x 1 ½’’ squares for 4 #19.

Using the Yellow Small Floral fabric cut 2 x 2 7/8’’squares and 4 x 1 ½’’ squares for 4 x #19.

Repeat this for the Green Floral fabric. Using the 4 x 2 7/8’’ squares make up into ½ square triangles. Arrange as per book, sew 4 small squares together and trim to 2 ½’’ squares, sew together in rows.

**Strawberry Basket. Use templates 1, 3, 13 and 19.**

Using the Green floral fabric cut 2 x 2 ½’’ squares for 2 # 1, then cut 1 x 2 7/8’’ square, cut on the diagonal for 2 #3, then trace and cut 1 #3.

Using the Red Floral fabric trace and cut 1 #3, then cut 2 x 1 15/16’’squares, cut on the diagonal for 4 #13 and cut 2 x 1 ½’’ squares for 2 #19.

Using the Yellow Small Floral fabric cut 2 x 1 ½’’squares for 2 # 19.

To make the red and yellow checks, cut 2 x 1 ½’’ strips from each fabric and sew one of each’ right sides together, lengthways. Repeat with the other 2 strips. Press the seams towards the red. Cross cut these into 7 x 1 ½’’ units. Arrange and sew as per book using the green #3 in the lower corner.

Gosh! That’s 40 blocks done and still so many pretty ones to go.

Happy sewing, Debby and Eve.xx

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