**Lost & Found Quilt Block**

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

**Teal:**Cut TWO (2) 2 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the White 3 3/8″ square which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square. They’ll also help create the center of this quilt block.)**Peach:**Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You’ll end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These will flank the results of the Teal 2 7/8″ squares, which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square, as needed for this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the White 2 7/8″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the FOUR (4) corner’s of this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 2 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll 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″ rectangles. (These will flank the results of the Peach 5 1/4″ square, which will create half of a “frame” around that Square in a Square, as needed for this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 2″ x 9″ rectangles. (These will flank the results of the Peach 5 1/4″ square, which will create the other half of a “frame” around that 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 2 7/8″ squares, as needed for this quilt block.)**White:**Cut ONE (1) 3 3/8″ square. (This will be flanked on all FOUR (4) sides, by the results of the Teal 2 7/8″ squares, which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square. It’ll also be the center of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut TWO (2) 2 7/8″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the Purple 2 7/8″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the FOUR (4) corner’s of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 2 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank Purple 2″ x 6 1/4″ rectangles & the Purple 2″ x 9″ rectangles. 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.**