2017 Christmas Countdown: Block 21


Block Twenty-One

4″ x 4″ finished size


(6) 2″ white squares
(1) 1½” white square
(6) 2″ red squares
(2) 2½” x 1″ red rectangles
(2) 1½” x 1″ red rectangles

Block Assembly:

Draw a diagonal line on the back Assembly Diagram
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 12 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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Thank you for another unusual block!

Jacqueline Hale

Thank you for the great block!