2017 Christmas Countdown: Block 10


Block Ten

4″ x 4″ finished size


(14) 1″ white squares
(9) 1½” white squares
(4) 2″ white squares
(9) 1½” red squares
(4) 2″ red squares

Block Assembly:

Draw a diagonal line on the back of the white 1½” squares.
Layer, right sides together, a red and white 1½” square.
Sew a ¼” on both sides of the drawn line.
Cut apart on the drawn line.
Press and trim to 1″ square.
Make 18 half square triangles.
Repeat with the 2″ red and white squares to make 8 half square triangles.
Press and trim to 1½” square.

Assembly Diagram:

Press and trim block to 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ unfinished.

Download block pattern.

Visit the 2017 AQS Christmas Countdown project page for more blocks and the quilt.

Join our Christmas Countdown Facebook group and sew along!

Be sure to share your progress with us on Facebook and Instagram #aqs2017christmascountdown.

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Thank you! I love stars. You can never go wrong with stars!

Jacqueline Hale

Thank you for the great block! Love doing HSTs.