2017 Christmas Countdown: Block 6


Block Six

4″ x 4″ finished size


(5) 1½” white squares
(8) 1″ white squares
(2) 2¼” white squares
(6) 1½” white squares
(2) 2¼” red squares
(6) 1½” red squares
(4) 1½” x 1″ red rectangles

Block Assembly:

Draw a diagonal line on the back of 6 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 12 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 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 another great pattern!

Wish I could just print out the pattern and not all the other stuff.

Hi Marleen, Go to the bottom of the blog post after the assembly diagram. You will see a link that says: Download block pattern. Click it to download the pdf pattern for this block. Hope that helps! Thanks, Betsey