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Block #60 Mary Gray

So I have been sewing right along and found that though I have made block 60 Mary Gray as in the book, Marti Michell has offered an alternate block.  So my tutorial is for the original in the book and not the alternate design.

I’m using a range of fabrics call Blessings by Moda which I think is a lovely choice for these blocks considering the stories and letters in the book.

I have been trying out the templates all the way through this project and have loved using them, they make the block construction so much faster, and very accurate.  Granted this block did not use the templates so much as Marti explains here, but I did use them for the 2 different sized triangles and then built on the block by adding strips the width of the templates given in the book and then sewing the five sections together.  Then I used the original large triangle as a guide to cut the sides of the blocks square and this made the corners in the centre of the strip.  So it is possible to make Mary Gray if you want to.

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