Twilight Flurries: Block 19

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2020 Christmas Quilt Along

Block 19

7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the teal fabric, cut:

(8) 2″ x 2″ squares
(24) 1½” x 1½” squares
(8) 1″ x 1½” rectangles

From the dark sky fabric, cut:

(2) 2″ x 2″ squares
(4) 1½” x 1½” squares

From the white fabric, cut:

(6) 2″ x 2″ squares
(4) 1½” x 2½” rectangles
(1) 1½” x 1½” square

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 12.

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 4.

Flying Geese

Mark the wrong side of the teal 1½” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a white 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 white rectangle.

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

Block Assembly
Center Section

Sew a teal/dark sky HST to each side of a teal 1½” square.

Make 2.

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

Make 1.

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

Unit measures 3½” square. Make 1.

Middle Section

Sew a teal 1″ x 1½” rectangle to each end of a Flying Geese unit.

Unit measures 1½” x 3½” rectangle. Make 4.

Sew a teal/white HST to each side of a teal 1½” square.

Unit measures 1½” x 3½” rectangle. Make 4.

Sew the two previous units together as shown below.

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

Corner Section

Sew a teal/white HST to a teal 1½” square.

Make 4.

Sew a teal 1½” square to a dark sky 1½” square.

Make 4.

Sew the two units together as shown below.

Unit measures 2½” square. Make 4.

Putting it all Together

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

Block measures 7½” square.

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