I'm so relieved!
This morning I found a really good free online source of templates that we should all be able to refer to - without infringing any copyrights, and saving me the trouble of teaching pattern drafting, or copying and mailing out templates!
Jinny Beyer Design Studio
(If this doesn't work - look at the free patterns and find the design studio)
Fabulous stuff! Go and have a play. I've downloaded about 10 blocks in pdf. files - fairly simple ones, although in Jinny's fabric, nothing really looks simple.... The nice thing about this, is she allows you to chose what size block you want the templates for. I've selected all 12" blocks because thats what we will work with on this project.
But if you decide to go ahead or make life more challenging for yourself away from the herd, there is nothing stopping you from doing it.
The teacher can't stop coming out.... This is me allowing for extension of the more able students, or those that want to do more homework than I can be bothered setting!
I think our next block will be a simple 9 patch, but I am thinking of a sawtooth/ohio star, or churn dash for the following month. Fun times!