There are many ways to piece the four sections of the Citrine birthstone. This is just one of them. Enjoy the process!


Section 1

Let’s start by piecing the smallest units together first...

  • Sew together  1-1, 1-2, and 1-3 (Creating Unit 1:3)
  • Sew together 1-4 and 1-5 (Creating Unit 4:5)
  • Sew together 1-6 and 1-7 (Creating Unit 6:7) 
  • Sew together 1-8 and 1-9 (Creating Unit 8:9)
  • Set 1-10 aside; we’ll come back to it in a moment
  • Set 1-11 aside, too; we’ll come back to it in a moment
  • Sew together 1-12 and 1-13 (Creating Unit 12:13)
  • Set aside 1-14; we’ll come back to it in a moment
  • Sew together 1-15 and 1-16 (Creating Unit 15:16)

Now you can sew the following units together...

  • Sew together Units 1:3 and 4:5 (Creating Unit 1:5)
  • Sew together Unit 6:7 with Unit 8:9 (Creating Unit 6:9)
  • Sew together Unit 6:9 and 1-10 (Creating Unit 6:10)
  • Sew together Unit Unit 6:10 and 1-11 (Creating Unit 6:11)
  • Sew together Unit 12:13 and 1-14 (Creating Unit 12:14)
  • Sew together Unit 12:14 and Unit 15:16 (Creating Unit 12:16)
  • Sew together Unit 6:11 and Unit 12:16 (Creating Unit 6:16)
  • Sew together Unit 6:16 and Unit 1:5 to complete Section 1

Section 2

  • Sew together 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, and 2-4 (Creating Unit 1:4)
  • Sew together 2-5 and 2-6 (Creating Unit 5:6)
  • Set aside 2-7; we'll return to it in a moment
  • Sew together 2-8 and 2-9 (Creating Unit 8:9)
  • Sew together 2-7 and Unit 8:9 (Creating Unit 7:9)
  • Sew together 2-10, 2-11, and 2-12 (Creating Unit 10:12)
  • Set aside 2-13; we'll return to it in a moment
  • Sew together 2-14 and 2-15 (Creating Unit 14:15)
  • Sew together 2-13 and Unit 14:15 (Creating Unit 13:15)
  • Set aside 2-16; we'll return to it in a moment
  • Sew together 2-17 and 2-18 (Creating Unit 17:18)
  • Sew together 2-19 and Unit 17:18 (Creating Unit 17:19)
  • Sew together 2-16 and Unit 17:19 (Creating Unit 16:19)
  • Note: There is an accidental set-in seam between 2-20 and 2-21. See images below. To correct this, extend the seam line between 2-20 and 2-21 so that it touches the seam line bordering 2-8.
Citrine_Problem with 2_20 and 2_21 set in seam.jpg
 
  • Sew together 2-20 and Unit 16:19 (Creating Unit 16:20)
  • Sew together 2-21, 2-22, and 2-23 (Creating Unit 21:23)
  • Sew together 2-24, 2-25, and 2-26 (Creating Unit 24:26)
  • Sew together Unit 2-27 and 2-28 (Creating Unit 27:28)

Now you can sew the following units together...

  • Set aside Unit 1:4; we'll return to it in a moment
  • Sew together Unit 7:9 and 10:12 (Creating Unit 7:12)
  • Sew together Unit 5:6 and Unit 7:12 (Creating Unit 5:12)
  • Sew together Unit 5:12 and Unit 13:15 (Creating Unit 5:15)
  • Sew together Unit 24:26 and Unit 27:28 (Creating Unit 24:28)
  • Sew together Unit 21:23 and Unit 24:28 (Creating Unit 21:28)
  • Sew together Unit 16:20 and Unit 21:28 (Creating Unit 16:28)
  • Sew together Unit 5:15 and Unit 16:29 (Creating Unit 5:28)
  • Sew together Unit 1:4 and 5:28 to complete Section 2

Section 3

  • Set aside 3-1 and 3-2; we'll return to them in a moment
  • Sew together 3-3 and 3-4 (Creating Unit 3:4)
  • Sew together 3-2 and Unit 3:4 (Creating Unit 2:4)
  • Sew together 3-5 and Unit 2:4 (Creating Unit 2:5)
  • Sew together 3-1 and Unit 2:5 (Creating Unit 1:5)
  • Set aside 3-6; we'll return to it in a moment
  • Sew together 3-7 and 3-8 (Creating Unit 7:8)
  • Sew together 3-6 and Unit 7:8 (Creating Unit 6:8)
  • Sew together 3-9 and 3-10 (Creating Unit 9:10)
  • Sew together 3-11 and 3-12 (Creating Unit 11:12)
  • Sew together 3-13 and 3-14 (Creating Unit 13:14)
  • Sew together 3-15 and Unit 13:14 (Creating Unit 13:15)
     
  • Set aside 3-16; we'll return to it in a moment
  • Sew together 3-17 and 3-18 (Creating Unit 17:18)
  • Sew together 3-16 and Unit 17:18 (Creating Unit 16:18)
  • Set aside 3-19; we'll return to it in a moment
  • Sew together 3-20 and 3-21 (Creating Unit 20:21)
  • Sew 3-19 and Unit 20:21 (Creating Unit 19:21)
  • Sew together 3-22, 3-23, and 3-24 (Creating Unit 22:24)
  • Sew together 3-25, 3-26 and 3-27 (Creating Unit 25:27)
  • Sew together 3-28 and 3-29 (Creating Unit 28:29)

Now you can sew the following units together...

  • Sew together Unit 1:5 and Unit 6:8 (Creating Unit 1:8)
  • Sew together Unit 9:10 and Unit 11:12 (Creating Unit 1:12)
  • Sew together Unit 1:8, 9:12, and 13:15 (Creating Unit 1:15)
  • Sew together Unit 19:21 and 22:24 (Creating Unit 19:24)
  • Sew together Unit 16:18 and 19:24 (Creating Unit 16:24)
  • Sew together Unit 25:27 and Unit 28:29 (Creating Unit 25:29)
  • Sew together Unit 16:24 and Unit 25:29 (Creating Unit 16:29)
  • Sew together Unit 1:15 and 16:29 to complete Section 3

Section 4

  • Sew together 4-1 and 4-2 (Creating Unit 1:2)
  • Sew together 4-3 and 4-4 (Creating Unit 3:4)
  • Sew together 4-5, 4-6, and 4-7 (Creating Unit 5:7)
  • Set aside 4-8; we'll return to it in a moment
  • Sew together 4-9 and 4-10 (Creating Unit 9:10)
  • Sew together 4-8 and Unit 9:10 (Creating Unit 8:10)
  • Sew together 4-11 and 4-12 (Creating Unit 11:12)
  • Sew together 4-13 and 4-14 (Creating Unit 13:14)
  • Sew together 4-15 to Unit 13:14 (Creating Unit 13:15)
  • Sew together 4-16 to Unit 13:15 (Creating Unit 13:16)

Now you can sew the following units together...

  • Sew together Unit 1:2, Unit 3:4, and Unit 5:7 (Creating Unit 1:7)
  • Sew together Unit 8:10, 11:12, and 13:16 (Creating Unit 1:16)
  • Sew together 4-17 and Unit 1:16 to complete Section 4

Now let's piece the sections together to a full Citrine birthstone block...

  • Sew together Section 2 and 3 (Creating Section 2:3)
  • Sew together Section 1 to Section 2:3 (Creating Section 1:3)
  • Sew together Section 4 to Section 1:3 to complete your Citrine birthstone block