2017 Christmas Countdown: Block 2


Block 2

4″ x 4″ finished size


(8) 1″ white squares

(8) 1½” x 1″ white rectangles

(8) 1½” white squares

(1) 1½” white square

(12) 1″ red squares

(4) 1½” x 1″ red rectangles

(8) 1½” 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 16 half square triangles.


Assembly Diagram:

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

Download the 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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A beautiful star. 16″ for me, though. =) This is a great series, thank you!