Twilight Flurries: Block 9

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2020 Christmas Quilt Along

Block 9

7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the teal fabric, cut:
(2) 2″ x 2″ squares
(4) 1½” x 1½” squares
(16) 1″ x 1½” rectangles
(12) 1½” x 2½” rectangles

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

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

Flip Units

Mark the wrong side of a white 1” square diagonally once. Lay the 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 on the other corner using the image below as a guide.

Unit measures 1½” square. Make 4.

Square Units

Sew a white 1″ square to each end of a teal 1″ x 1½” rectangle. Make 2. Sew a teal 1″ x 1½” rectangle to each side of a dark sky 1½” square.

Using the image below as a guide, sew the rows together to make the Square unit.

Unit measures teal 2½” square. Make 4.

Block Assembly

Use the block image below as a guide to build each row.

Row 1 & 5: Sew a teal 1½” x 2½” rectangle to each side of a Flip unit. Sew a HST to each end of the row. Make 2.

Row 2 & 4: Sew a Square unit to each side of a teal 1½” x 2½” rectangle. Sew a teal 1½” x 2½” rectangle to the end of each row. Make 2.

Row 3: Sew a teal 1½” x 2½” rectangle to each side of a white 1½” square. Sew a Flip unit to each end of the row. Make 1.

Sew the rows together to complete the block

Block measures 7½” square.

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