2017 Christmas Countdown: Block 16

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Block Sixteen

4″ x 4″ finished size

Cut:

(4) 1½” white squares
(4) 2″ white squares
(2) 2¼” white squares
(4) 2″ red squares
(2) 2¼” red squares

Block Assembly:

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

 

Draw a diagonal line on the back of the white 2¼” squares.
Layer a red and white 2¼” square, right sides together.
Sew a ¼” on both sides of the drawn line.
Cut apart on the drawn line. Without moving the unit, cut diagonally the other direction.
Make 4 red/white quarter square triangles.
Press and trim to 1½” square.

 

Assembly Diagram:

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

Download the 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….

Thank you! Stars are always welcome!