Free Patterns: 3 Christmas Throws

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Oh Little Star

69″ x 69″

Fabric Requirements:

Red – 3 yards

White – 3 1/2 yards

Binding – 1/2 yard

16 – 4″ Countdown to Christmas blocks 

Block 6 from the 2017 Christmas Countdown is used as an example in this quilt.

Cutting Instructions:

From the red fabric, cut:

(192) 3″ x 3″ squares

(9)   2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ squares

(2) 6″ x 58 1/2″ borders

(2) 6″ x 69 1/2″ borders

 

From the white fabric, cut:

(192) 3″ x 3″ squares

(128) 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ squares

(24) 2 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ rectangles

(2) 2 1/2″ x 54 1/2″ borders

(2) 2 1/2″ x 58 1/2″ borders

Instructions

Using the red and white 3″ squares, make half square triangle units by marking the back, sewing a 1/4″ on each side of the line and cutting a part on the line. Press and trim to 2 1/2″. Make 384.

Using the color diagram above complete the 12 1/2″ unfinished blocks. Make 16.

Add the white borders first, then the red.

Bind and quilt as desired.

 

Winter Wonderland

60″ x 60″

Fabric Requirements:

Assorted Reds – 2 yards

Assorted Blues – 1 1/2 yards

White – 1 1/2 yards

25 – 4″ Christmas Countdown blocks

Block 11 from the 2017 Christmas Countdown is shown as an example in this quilt.

Cutting Instructions:

Cut (32) 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ squares from assorted reds, blues, and whites for each block.

Instructions:

Sew 4 rows of assorted 2 1/2″ squares with 6 in each row.

Sew 2 Four Patches with assorted 2 1/2″ squares. 

Sew together with 4 1/2″ unfinished block to make a Winter Wonderland block.

Make 25 blocks.

Sew the blocks into rows and the rows into a quilt.

Quilt as desired and bind.

 

 

Snow Fort

72″ x 72″

Fabric Requirements:

Red – 3 yards

White – 3 yards

Binding – 5/8 yard

36 – 4″ Countdown to Christmas Blocks

Block 25 from the 2017 Christmas Countdown is shown as an example in this quilt.

Cutting Instructions:

From the red fabric, cut:

(36) 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

(64) 2 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ rectangles

(36) 2 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ rectangles

 

From the white fabric, cut:

(36) 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

(64) 2 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ rectangles

(36) 2 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ rectangles

Instructions:

Sew a 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ strip of the same color to each side of the 4 1/2″ unfinished block.

Sew a 2 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ strip of the same color to the top and bottom of the 4 1/2″ unfinished block.

Sew a 2 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ strip of the other color to the sides of the previous unit.

Sew a 2 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ strip of the other color to the top and bottom to finish the block.

Block measures 12 1/2″ square. Make 18 red and white. Make 18 white and red.

Assembly in rows of six alternating the outer color.

Sew the rows into a quilt.

Quilt as desired and bind.

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Bev

How do you make the very center of each 16″ block in the Oh Little Star quilt?