Sunday, July 18, 2010

Disappearing 9-Patch

As promised, I'll show you how to do the Disappearing 9-Patch. It starts out as just a regular 9-patch.

Cut the block in half vertically and horizontally.

Then, take the upper right-hand square and turn it so that the inside corner is the outside edge of the block. Turn the lower left-hand square so that it does the same thing. Leave the other squares as they are.

Sew the 4 squares together again and it looks like you pieced the block using lots of little pieces. I love the way this turns out. So simple, but looks like it's harder.
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