2017 Christmas Countdown: Block 12


Block Twelve

4″ x 4″ finished size


(8) 1″ white squares
(16) 1½” white squares
(4) 1½” white squares
(4) 1″ red squares
(16) 1½” red squares
(1) 1½” red square


Block Assembly:

Draw a diagonal line on the back of 16 white1½” 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 32 half square triangles.


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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Jacqueline Hale

Thank you for the pattern!


Thanks! That’s my birthday block, ’cause today’s my birthday!