# On Cloud Nine: Lost & Found Quilt Block

**Lost & Found Quilt Block**

**Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block** (scant 1/4″ seam allowance):

**Teal:**Cut TWO (2) 3″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank on all FOUR (4) sides the White 3 1/2″ square, which will create a Square in a Square, as needed for this quilt block.)**Peach:**Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These will flank on all four sides the results of the Teal 3″ squares, which will create the second Square in a Square, as needed for this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 3″ squares. (These will be paired with the White 3″ squares, to create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 3″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank on TWO (2) sides, the White 2 1/2″ squares, as needed for this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO 2″ x 6 1/4″ strips. (These will flank the results of the Peach 5 1/4″ square, which will create half of a “frame” around the second Square in a Square, as needed for this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 2″ x 9″ strips. (These will flank the results of the Peach 5 1/4″ square, which will create the other half of a “frame” around the second Square in a Square, as needed for this quilt block.)**White:**Cut EIGHT (8) 2 1/2″ squares. (These will be flanked on TWO (2) sides, by the results of the Purple 3″ squares, as needed for this quilt block.)**White:**Cut ONE (1) 3 1/2″ square. (This will be flanked on all FOUR (4) sides, by the results of the Teal 3″ squares, to create a Square in a Square, as needed for this quilt block. This will also be the center of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut TWO (2) 3″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These will be paired with the Purple 3″ squares, to create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 3″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank Purple 2″ x 6 1/4″ strips, and the Purple 2″ x 9″ strips, as needed for this quilt block.)

**Lost & Found Quilt Block Diagram**

**Lost & Found Quilt
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**If you make TWELVE (12) “Lost & Found Quilt Blocks,” you will end up with the quilt top pictured above. The size will be 36″ x 48″ finished, 36 1/2″ x 48 1/2″ unfinished.**

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