Twilight Flurries: Block 18

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2020 Christmas Quilt Along

Block 18

7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the teal fabric, cut:
(8) 2″ x 2″ squares
(8) 1½” x 1½” squares
(4) 1½” x 2½” rectangles
(8) 1½” x 2″ rectangles

From the dark sky fabric, cut:
(4) 1½” x 2½” rectangles
(4) 1½” x 1½” squares

From the white fabric, cut:
(8) 2″ x 2″ squares
(1) 1½” x 1½” square

Unit Assembly

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.

Trim unit to 1½” square. Make 16.

Flying Geese

Mark the wrong side of the teal 1½” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a dark sky 1½” x 2½” rectangle and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat the process with a teal 1½” square on the other end of the dark sky rectangle.

Unit measures 1½” x 2½” rectangle. Make 4.

Block Assembly

Center Corner units

Sew a HST to a dark sky 1½” square.

Sew two HST together as shown below.


Sew the two units together as shown below.

Unit measures 2½” square. Make 4.

Center Unit

Sew a Corner unit to each side of a teal 1½” x 2½” rectangle.

Make 2.

Sew a teal 1½” x 2½” rectangle to each side of a white 1½” square.

Make 1.

Sew the three rows together as shown below to make the block center.

Unit measures 5½” square. Make 1.

Side Units

Sew a teal 1½” x 2″ rectangle to each side of a Flying Geese.

Make 4.

Putting it all Together

Sew a Side unit to each side of the block center.


Sew HST to the ends of two of the Side units.

Make 2.
Sew these rows to the top and bottom of the block.

Block measures 7½” square.

 

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