I’ve been working on my disappearing hour glass blocks. I’m using this Jenny Doan Tutorial.
Last year I purchased a layer cake on a shop hop. Jenny has the best tutorials for layer cakes. They are some bright happy colors which I’m going to enjoy.
Firstly, I cut some 10 inch blocks from some white yardage and then I sewed all four sides together.
I then cut each diagonally from corner to corner. Which left me with the below triangles.
I pressed them open and will need to sew them back together in an hour glass block.
I’ve since trimmed off the dog ears and measured to see if they were square. They are mostly square. I don’t think there is enough to trim. The tutorial didn’t mention to square the blocks so I am going to go with it. I’m hoping that the are close enough that my blocks match up. I will see when I get them together in the next step.
For those with more experience than I please let me know if these blocks will ok, or if you think I should go ahead and make them smaller and reduce the size of my blocks. I’m concerned that if I trim them I will throw something else off and my project will fail.
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