Road to Brenham #13

It’s Border Time!  My favorite part of the entire quilt!

You will need 48 nine patch blocks.  These will measure 3″ finished or 3-1/2″ unfinished.

Nine Patch

Nine Patch

Step 1:

  • Fabric 4 – Cut 8 – 1-1/2″ strips
  • Fabric 1 – Cut 4 – 1-1/2″ strips

Make 4 strip sets as shown below.  Cut these into 96 – 1-1/2″ segments.

Strip #1

Strip #1

Step #2:

  • Fabric 1 – Cut 6 – 1-1/2″ strps
  • Fabric 4 – Cut 3 – 1-1/2″ strips

Make 3 strip sets.  Cut these into 56 – 1-1/2″ segments.  NOTE:  Put 8 of these aside for the next lesson. ANOTHER NOTE:  Save the unused portion of the third strip set for the next instructions.

Strip #2

Strip #2

Step 3:

Assemble the segments into the 48 nine patch blocks as shown above.