2018 Christmas Countdown: Block 10

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Block Ten: Red & White

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Cutting Instructions:

From the white fabric, cut:
(8) 1 5/8” x 1 5/8” squares
(4) 1 1/2” x 1 1/2” squares
(4) 1” x 2 1/2” rectangles

From the red fabric, cut:
(3) 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” squares
(4) 1 1/2” x 1 1/2” squares

Assembly:

Twin Peaks Units

Mark eight white 1 5/8″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay two white marked squares over a red 2 1/2″ square in diagonally opposite corners. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press to the red.

Lay a marked white square over the corner of the red triangle. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press to the red. Repeat with the other red triangle. Trim Flying Geese to 1″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle. Make 8 Flying Geese.

Sew together two Flying Geese units. Sew a white 1″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the pair of Flying Geese, above the points.

Press to the white rectangle. Make 4.

Square in a Square Unit

Mark the wrong side of the white 1 1/2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked white square, right sides together, in the corner of the red 2 1/2″ square. Sew on the marked line. Trim a 1/4″ and press towards the center.

Repeat for the other three corners.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ square.

Block Assembly:

Sew a Twin Peaks unit to the left and the right side of the Square in a Square with the flying geese touching the center.

Sew a red 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ square to each end of the Flying Geese rows. Sew to the top and bottom of the block center.

Block measures 4 1/2″ square unfinished.

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Be sure to check back tomorrow for the next block.

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