Twilight Flurries: Block 15

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2020 Christmas Quilt Along

Block 15

7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the teal fabric, cut:
(8) 2″ x 2″ squares
(3) 2½” x 2½” squares
(6) 2⅛” x 2⅛” squares
(4) 1″ x 1″ squares
(4) 1″ x 1½” rectangle
(12) 1½” x 1½” squares
(2) 1″ x 2½” rectangles
(2) 1″ x 3½” rectangles

From the dark sky fabric, cut:
(4) 2″ x 2″ squares
(2) 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ squares

From the white fabric, cut:
(4) 2″ x 2″ squares
(1) 2½” x 2½” square
(4) 1″ x 1″ squares

Unit Assembly

Half Square Triangles

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.

Trim unit to 1½” square. Make 8.

Mark the wrong side of the teal 2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over a dark sky 2″ square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line.

Trim unit to 1½” square. Make 8.

Split Quarter Square Triangles (SQST)

Mark the backs of the teal 2½” squares in half diagonally once. Layer with a dark sky 2½” square, right sides together. Sew a ¼″ on both sides of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line to make two Half Square Triangles.
Mark the backs of the teal 2⅛” squares from corner to corner. Layer a marked square with a teal/dark sky Half Square Triangle. Sew a ¼″ on both sides of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Repeat with the remaining Half Square Triangles.

Trim unit to 1½” square. Make 8.

Mark the backs of the white 2½” squares in half diagonally once. Layer with a teal 2½” square, right sides together. Sew a ¼″ on both sides of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line to make two Half Square Triangles.
Mark the backs of the teal 2⅛” squares from corner to corner. Layer a marked square with a teal/dark sky Half Square Triangle. Sew a ¼″ on both sides of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Repeat with the remaining Half Square Triangles.

Trim unit to 1½” square. Make 4.

Square Units

Sew a teal 1″ square to a white 1″ square. Sew a teal 1″ x 1½” rectangle to the top of the previous unit as shown below.

Unit measures 1½” square. Make 4.

Block Assembly

Middle Section

Sew a teal 1½” square to each side of a teal/white SQST. Sew a teal/dark sky SQST to each side of a teal 1½” square. sew the two units together as shown below.

Unit measures 2½” x 3½” rectangle. Make 4.

Corner Section

Sew a teal/dark sky HST to a teal/white HST as shown below.

Sew a teal/dark sky HST to Square unit as shown below.

Sew the two units together to complete the corner section.

Unit measures 2½” square. Make 4.

Block Center

Layout four teal/white HST as shown below. Sew into a square. Sew a teal 1″ x 2½” rectangle to each side of the unit. Sew a teal 1″ x 3½” rectangle to the top and bottom.

Unit measures 3½” square. Make 1.

Putting it all together…

Layout the block sections as shown below and sew the into rows. Sew the rows together to complete the block.

Block measures 7½” square.

 

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