Twilight Flurries: Block Four

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2020 Christmas Quilt Along

Block 4

7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the teal fabric, cut:
(6) 2″ x 2″ squares
(4) 2½” x 2½” squares
(4) 2⅛” x 2⅛” squares
(8) 1″ x 1″ squares
(8) 1″ x 1½” rectangles
(8) 1″ x 3″ rectangles

From the dark sky fabric, cut:
(2) 2½” x 2½” squares
(8) 1″ x 1″ squares
(1) 1½” x 1½” squares

From the white fabric, cut:
(6) 2″ x 2″ squares
(2) 2½” x 2½” squares
(4) 1″ x 1″ squares

Unit Assembly

Half Square Triangles (HST)

Mark the wrong side of the white 2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked white 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 2½” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked teal square over a dark sky 2½” square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line.

Trim unit to 2″ square. Make 4.

Split Quarter Square Triangles (SQST)

Mark the backs of the teal 2½” squares in half diagonally once. Layer with a white 2½” square, right sides together. Sew a 1/4″ 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 1/4″ on both sides of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Repeat with the remaining Half Square Triangles.

Unit measures 1½” square. Make 8.

Little Squares Unit

Sew a dark sky 1″ square to a teal 1″ square.

Unit measures 1½” x 1″ rectangle. Make 8.

Block Assembly

Middle Units

Sew 2 SQST units together as shown below. Sew a teal 1″ x 1½” rectangle to the end to make a middle unit.

Sew a teal 1″ x 3″ rectangle to each side of the middle unit.

Unit measures 2½” x 3″ rectangle. Make 4.

Corner Units

Sew a teal/white HST to each side of a Little Square unit as shown below. Sew a teal/white HST to a Little Square unit. Sew this unit to a teal/dark sky HST. Sew the two rows together to make a Corner unit.

Unit measures 3″ square. Make 4.

Center Unit

Layout the Center unit using white 1″ squares, teal 1″ x 1½” rectangles, and a dark sky 1½” x 1½” square into rows.

Sew the pieces into rows and the rows together into the Center unit.

Using the diagram below, layout the units in rows and piece together.

Block measures 7½” square.

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