Introduction: Curved Nine Patch

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This is a variation on a nine patch block that measures 21" X 21"

Step 1: Supplies

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Favorite Rotary cutter
Quilting ruler
7" finished Drunken Path Template
"You can use other size of the  Drunken Path Template"
I started with 3 contrasting colors of fabric  ½ yds each.
( There will be extra fabric left after cutting the pattern out.)


Step 2: Cutting 1

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The measurements I am giving are for the 7" Drunken Path Template.

Iron and square your fabric.
Cut a 7½" strip from the selvage to the selvage cut 1 strip of each color which make 3 (strips 7½"X44")

Step 3: Cutting 2

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Take the 7"X44" pink strip and cut into 6"X7½" rectangles.
(you will make 4 of these)

Tip In the second picture it shows you how to measure your other sizes of the Drunken Path Template.

Step 4: Cutting 3

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Now you are going to cut  green selvage to the selvage  2"X44" one strip.
Then you are going to cut the strip into 2"X7½".
(You need make 4 of these)

  Tip In the third picture it shows you how to measure your other sizes of the Drunken Path Template.

Step 5: Cutting 4

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Take  your  yellow strip 7½"X44". Cut one 7½"X 7½"  square.

Step 6: Cutting 5 & 6

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Take that same yellow fabric  and cut out 4 of template A.
Now take the green fabric 7½"X44 strip and cut out 4 of template B.

Step 7: Layout

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Look at the picture above for the layout.

Step 8: Sewing 1

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Now you're going to take the pink and green rectangles and sew them together with ¼ seem. This will make a 7½" square.
repeat until you have 4 of them.

Step 9: Sewing 2

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Now take your A&B fabric & sew ¼" seam with pin method or no pin method (this is your choice).
Repeat this 4 times.

Step 10: Sewing 3

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Iron your curved out & rectangles in .

Step 11: Sewing 4

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Now put  together like a 9 patch according to the layout. Make sure you nest your seams or other method you us to mach seams.

Step 12: Finishing

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make sure your points match and you are done !!!
You can make it as a centerpiece or make more then one block and make a bed size quilt.
Happy Quilting
& Kitty Approved


canida (author)2011-04-08

Beautiful, and tidily done!
I love the fabric choices. Is this a one-off, or part of a larger project?

ps - cute kitty!

kerinlove (author)canida2011-04-08

Made for the contest but it been in my in head for awhile.I may puy in a quilt

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