2020 Christmas Quilt Along
7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ unfinished
From the teal fabric, cut:
(2) 2″ x 2″ squares
(16) 1″ x 1″ squares
(4) 1½” x 3½” rectangles
(8) 1″ x 2″ rectangles
(8) 1″ x 1½” rectangles
From the dark sky fabric, cut:
(4) 1″ x 1½” rectangles
(8) 1″ x 1″ squares
From the white fabric, cut:
(2) 2″ x 2″ squares
(4) 1″ x 1″ squares
Half Square Triangles (HST)
Mark the wrong side of the white 2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over a teal 2″ square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line.
Unit measures 1½” square. Make 4.
Mark the wrong side of a teal 1″ square diagonally once. Lay the marked square on the corner of a dark sky 1″ x 1½” rectangle and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat the process with a teal 1″ square on the other end of the triangle.
Unit measures 1″ x 1½” rectangle. Make 4.
Download the foundation paper piecing patterns here.
Follow the numbered sequence to complete each unit using scraps of the teal, dark sky, and white fabrics.
Unit measures 2½” square. Make 4.
Sew a teal 1″ square to a dark sky 1″ square.
Unit measures 1″ x 1½” rectangle. Make 8.
Sew a Square unit to each end of a teal 1½” x 3½” rectangle.
Sew a teal 1″ x 2″ rectangle to each side of a dark sky/teal Flying Geese. Sew this unit to the bottom of the previous unit as shown below.
Unit measures 2″ x 3½” rectangle. Make 4.
Sew a teal 1″ x 1½” rectangle to the side of a HST as shown below. Sew a teal 1″ x 1½” rectangle to a white 1″ square. Sew this to the previous unit as shown below.
Corner unit measures 2″ square. Make 4.
Sew four Kite units together as shown in the image below to make the block center.
Unit measures 4½” square.
Layout the block sections as shown below. Sew the sections into rows, and the rows into a block.
Block measures 7½” square.
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