Twilight Flurries: Block 22

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2020 Christmas Quilt Along

Block 22

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
(4) 2⅛” x 2⅛” squares
(12) 1″ x 1″ squares
(4) 1” x 1½” rectangles
(8) 1½”x 2½” rectangles

From the dark sky fabric, cut:
(2) 2″ x 2″ squares
(4) 1″ x 1½” rectangles

From the white fabric, cut:
(6) 2″ x 2″ squares
(2) 2½” x 2½” squares
(4) 1½” x 1½” squares

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 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.

Split Quarter Square Triangles (SQST)

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/white 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.

Flying Geese

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.

Square in a Square

Mark the wrong side of a white 1½” square diagonally once. Lay the marked square on the corner of a teal 2½” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat on all four corners.

Unit measures 2½” square. Make 1.

Block Assembly

Sew a teal 1″ square to each end of a dark sky/teal Flying Geese unit.

Unit measures 1” x 2½” rectangle. Make 2.

Sew a previous unit to each side of a Square in a Square unit as shown below.

Unit measures 2½” x 3½” rectangle. Make 1.

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

Unit measures 1” x 3½” rectangle. Make 2.

Sew a previous unit to the top and bottom of the Square in a Square unit as shown below.

Unit measures 3½” square. Make 1.

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

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

Sew two of these units to each side of the block center.

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

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

Sew to the top and bottom of the center unit.

Unit measures 5½” square. Make 2.

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

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

Sew a white/teal HST to each end of the two remaining units as shown below. Sew to the top and bottom of the block.

Block measures 7½” square.

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