The Summer Scrap Elimination 2022: Week 5


Good morning Summer Scrappers! It's Week 5 and we're back to quilt concepts and more with two new fabulous designers for you. I think you'll enjoy this new block from me as much as I enjoyed making it.


I love an Irish Chain and variations on the Irish Chain always seem to make my brain happy. So of course this week we are headed down that Irish pathway with some fun HSTs and and a fall color palette.





Cut List for 1 Block (finishing at 8 1/2" x 8 1/2"):


2 medium squares 3" x 3"

2 dark squares 3" x 3"

2 medium or dark squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

2 light squares 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"

2 light rectangles 2 1/2" x 4 1/2"

2 light rectangles 2 1/2" x 6 1/2"












Step 1:

Begin with the 3" squares of Medium and Dark.


Use your favorite method to create 4 half square triangles.








Trim to measure 2 1/2" x 2 1/2".



Press toward the Dark.










Step 2:


Positioning two of your HSTs as shown with the 6 1/2" long light rectangles.


Stitch.


Press toward the light rectangles.







Step 3:


Set up your remaining two HSTs with the 4 1/2" rectangle of light and the 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" square of light. Match the orientation of the HST to the adjacent image.


Stitch and press toward the light on both sides.







Step 4: