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Make 20 album Blocks!
Isn't this a fun block? Traditionally known simply as 'Album' , it makes the perfect connector blocs for our spinning stars.
From orange fabric cut 120 3.5" squares.
From blue fabric cut 20 3.5" squares.
Make 18 Half-Album Blocks!
When you lay these out, make sure that your half split 4patches are pointing the right direction. You made mirror images of these, remember? Each half block takes one of each. Lay out the pieces as shown and stitch them together as above. Press well. Make 18.
Make 4 Quarter Album Blocks!
If you've made it this far, you deserve a piece of Mary's Pecan Cheesecake Pie too!
Preparation1. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch pie plate according to package directions. Fold edges under, and crimp.
2. Beat cream cheese, 1 egg, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, and salt at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour cream cheese mixture into piecrust; sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans.
3. Whisk together corn syrup and remaining 3 eggs, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1 tsp. vanilla; pour mixture over pecans. Place pie on a baking sheet.
4. Bake at 350° on lowest oven rack 50 to 55 minutes or until pie is set. Cool on a wire rack 1 hour or until completely cool. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 2 days.