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Quilt Blocks of the States - West Virginia

West Virginia - 12" Quilt Block

The next block in our State Quilt Block Series is West Virginia This block is quite simple, and would look great used in a 5 across, 7 down format on a quilt.

To print out the templates for D&Dr templates Click here.




Here's a black and white map for easy identification of templates and their location:





Cutting Instructions


Cream: cut four 4 1/4" squares, and cut diagonally twice to make 16 triangles (A)

Blue: Using Template provided, cut eight pieces (D)

Red: Using Template provided, cut eight pieces (Dr)

Brown: cut two 4 1/4" squares and cut diagonally twice to make eight triangles (B).

Using Template provided, cut eight pieces (C)




Sewing Instructions:

Please note: Each block is made up of four triangle units. Each unit is slightly different. These instructions will be for each of the four units. Here is a diagram of the quarter block split into the four units:



Unit 1: Cut out all of the pieces required according to the template map above and lay them out on your work surface. Sew a C to a Dr and then sew an A to the CDr unit.

Unit 2: Cut out all of the pieces required according to the template map above and lay them out on your work surface. Sew a C to a D. Sew an A to the CD unit.

Unit 3: Cut out all of the pieces required according to the template map above and lay them out on your work surface. Sew a D and a DR to either side of the B piece.

Unit 4: Cut out all of the pieces required according to the template map above and lay them out on your work surface. Sew a D and a Dr to either side of a B piece.



Putting the units together: Sew the Unit 1 to the Unit 2. Sew the Unit 3 to the Unit 4. Sew each units together to create one quarter of the West Virginia Block. Repeat the above instructions for the remaining three quarters.

Final Instructions: Using the Template map of the placement of each of the quarters, sew the top two quarters together, sew the bottom two quarters together and finally, sew the top row to the bottom row together to create the West Virginia Block.





Your block should measure 12-1/2" on all sides. It will measure 12" finished size when it is sewn into a quilt.

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