Twilight Flurries: Block 20

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2020 Christmas Quilt Along

Block 20

7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the teal fabric, cut:
(12) 2″ x 2″ squares
(12) 1½” x 2½” rectangles

From the dark sky fabric, cut:
(4) 2″ x 2″ 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.

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.

Block Assembly

Center Star

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

Unit measures 1½” x 3½” rectangle. Make 2.

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

Unit measures 1½” x 3½” rectangle. Make 1.

Layout the three rows as shown below and sew together to complete the Center Star.

Center Star measures 3½” square. Make 1.

Sew a white/teal HST to the end of a 1½” x 2½” rectangle as shown below.

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

Sew one of these units to each side of the Center Star as shown below.

Unit measures 3½” x 5½” rectangle. Make 1.

Sew a dark sky/teal HST to each end of the previous unit as shown below.

Unit measures 1½” x 5½” rectangle. Make 2.

Sew one of these units to the top and bottom of the Center Star as shown below.

Unit measures 5½” x 5½” rectangle. Make 1.

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

Unit measures 1½” x 5½” rectangle. Make 4.
Sew this unit to the sides of the block.

Sew a teal/white HST to each end of the two remaining previous units as shown below.

Unit measures 1½” x 7½” rectangle. Make 2.

Sew this unit to the top and bottom of the block.

Block measures 7½” square.

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