Block of the Week- The Odette Quilt- Week 3




Welcome to Week 3 of the Odette Quilt Block of the Week!

Here are the scheduled posts in this series.  If they have already been posted, they have links to them. If there are no links, that means they have posted yet.

Odette Schedule
Week 4- January 30th- Blocks 7 and 8
Week 5- February 6th- Blocks 9 and 10
Week 6- February 13th- Blocks 11 and 12
Week 7- February 20th- Blocks 13 and 14
Week 8- February 27th- Blocks 15 and 16
Week 9- March 5th- Blocks 17 and 18[
Week 10- March 12th- Blocks 19 and 20
Week 11- March 19th- Assembly


This week we are working on Blocks 5 and 6.  Let's go!



Odette Block 5



From the Yellow, cut:
     -1- 5 1/2” square, cut on both diagonals to yield 4 triangles

From the Navy Floral, cut:
     -2- 5 1/2” squares, each cut on both diagonals to yield 8 triangles

From the Gray, cut:
     -2- 5” squares

From the White Background, cut:
     -1- 4 1/2” squares
     -1- 5 1/2” square, cut on both diagonals to yield 4 triangles
     -2- 5” squares

1.  Use 2- 5” white and 2- 5” gray squares to make two at a time HST.  Trim each HST to 4.5” square.  You will end up with 4 HST total.

                                 Make 4 HSTs, 4 1/2" x 4 1/2", including the seam allowance

2.  Use the triangles cuts from the yellow, navy floral, and white to make a quarter square triangle (QST) as show below.  Trim each QST to 4.5” square.  You will end up with 4 QST total.

Make 4 QSTs, 4 1/2" x 4 1/2", including the seam allowance


3.  Lay the block pieces out as shown in the block picture above and sew the block together.

Make 1 block, 12 1/2" x 12 1/2", including the seam allowance






Odette Block 6



Download the templates for Block 6 HERE.  When you print the templates, make sure there is no scaling and that the 1" test blog actually measures 1".

From the Navy, cut:
     -1- 3 1/2" square

From the Gray, cut:
     -2- Template A's

From the Cream Floral, cut:
     -2- Template A's

From the White Background, cut:
     -4- Template B's


1.  Lay out the block pieces as shown.




2.  Sew a Gray A to a White Background B to a Cream Floral A (repeat once more so that you have two of these pieces).  Sew a White Background B to the Navy 3 1/2" square to a White Background B.




4.  Sew the top row to the middle row.



5.  Sew the bottom row to the upper portion to complete the block.

Make 1 block, 12 1/2" x 12 1/2", including the seam allowance




See you back here next week to work on Blocks 7 & 8.  Let me know if you have any other questions!


Talk to you soon,


Jessica

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