Twilight Flurries: Block 24

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2020 Christmas Quilt Along

Block 24

7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the teal fabric, cut:
(2) 2″ x 2″ squares
(12) 1½” x 1½” squares
(24) 1″ x 1″ squares
(8) 1″ x 1½” rectangles
(8) 1″ x 2″ rectangles
(4) 1½” x 2½” rectangles

From the dark sky fabric, cut:
(4) 1½” x 1½” squares
(8) 1″ x 1″ squares

From the white fabric, cut:
(2) 2″ x 2″ squares
(24) 1″ x 1″ squares
(4) 1½” x 1½” 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 4.

Flip Units

Mark the wrong side of a white 1″ square diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a teal 1½” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press.

Unit measures 1½” square. Make 8.

Mark the wrong side of a white 1″ square diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a teal 1½” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat with another white 1″ square on an adjacent corner.

Unit measures 1½” square. Make 4.

Square in a Square

Mark the wrong side of a teal 1″ square diagonally once. Lay the marked square on the corner of a white 1½” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat on all four corners.

Unit measures 1½” square. Make 4.

Block Assembly

Corner Units

Sew a teal 1″ x 1½” rectangle to the side of a dark sky 1½” square.

Unit measures 1½” x 2″ rectangle. Make 4.

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

Unit measures 2″ square. Make 4.

Sew a teal 1″ x 2″ rectangle to the side of the previous unit as shown below.

Unit measures 2″ x 2½” square. Make 4.

Sew a 1″ white square to the end of a teal 1″ x 2″ rectangle. Sew this unit to the bottom of the unit as shown below.

Center unit measures 2½” square. Make 4.

Middle Section

Sew a white/teal Square in a Square to the teal side of a Flip unit as shown below.

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

Sides

Sew a dark sky 1″ square to a teal 1″ square. Sew this unit to a teal/white Flip unit.

Unit measures 1½” x 2″ rectangle. Make 4.

Repeat to make 4 left facing units.

Sew the units to each end of a teal 1½” x 2½” rectangle as shown below.

Unit measures 1½” x 5½” rectangle. Make 4.

Top & Bottom

Sew a teal/white HST to each end of the two of the Side units.

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

Putting it all Together

Sew a Corner unit to each side of a Middle unit. Make 2.
Sew a Middle unit to each side of a teal 1½” square. Make 1.
Sew the three Center of the block rows together to complete the block center.
Sew a Side unit to each side of the block center.
Sew the Top and bottom units to the top and bottom of the block.

Block measures 7½” square.

 

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