Ben grew in the atmosphere of a Puritan home, helping his father, a candle-maker. And he learned life's lessons: one day his father's friends filled his pockets with coins. On the way to the toyshop to spend the money, Ben came across a boy with a captivating tin whistle. Ben gave him all of the change he had in his pocket! When Ben got home, he annoyed everyone in the house with his tooting! His family teased he had paid too much for the whistle--four times its worth! Furious, Ben never played that whistle again, but penned the phrase "giving too much for the whistle"...
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Boy's Nonsense Block Tutorial:
Find the center of each Red scrap B triangle (by folding the A square and the triangle in half and pinning) and sew to Blue scrap 1 A square. This is the same method we used to center the triangles in the Boston Star block 1 last month. Press.
Following the diagram on Page 2, assemble the block by diagonal rows (the heavy lines on the diagram are your guides). Using the seams as match points will make it easier to put together. Don't be afraid to use pins where you need to. Press your seams opposite so they lay against each other nicely.