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sewfreshquilts.blogspot.com · Feb 25, 2017

Poinsettia


This is the fourth quilt block for the "Have a Jolly Little Christmas" quilt along!

All the details for the "Have a Jolly Little Christmas" quilt along are on this page.




Poinsettia is a 12" quilt block.
Made using traditional piecing methods.

Sew Fresh Quilts – Poinsettia

Finished size of block is 12” x 12”

Fabric Require.
Single Block
White
1/4 yard
Dark Red
1/8 yard
Light Red
1/8 yard
Dark Green
1/8 yard
Medium Green
1/8 yard
Light Green
1/8 yard
Read through entire instructions before beginning. Press all seams open as you go.


STOP: Stitch, Trim, Open & Press. To perform the STOP method, align a square (A) or rectangle (C) on the corner of the unit (B) with right sides facing together. Draw a diagonal line and sew along this diagonal line. Trim a ¼” seam. Finger press the seam open and then press with a hot iron. Pressing the seams open to reduce bulk is recommended.



Single Block
White
A
16 @ 2” squares
F
1 @ 2” x 15”
G
1 @ 3.5” x 9”
Dark Red
B
4 @ 2” x 5”
Light Red
B
4 @ 2” x 5”
Dark Green
D
1 @ 3.5” square
Medium Green
C
1 @ 2” x 9”
Light Green
E
1 @ 3.5” x 15”


















Step 1: Use the STOP method to add the White (A) squares to the Dark Red and Light Red (**) rectangles. Sew the two units together. Make 4.




Step 2: Sew the Light Green (E) to the White (F) strip. Crosscut strip set into (4) @ 3.5” wide. Sew the Medium Green (C) to the White (G) strip. Crosscut strip set into (4) @ 2” wide. Arrange the units and sew together as shown.


Step 3: Along with the Dark Green (D) square, arrange and sew the units together to make rows. Sew the rows together to complete the block. Block should measure 12.5” square.


Here is my Poinsettia block.

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It is NOT necessary to purchase the pattern in order to participate. But if you would prefer the convenience of using a printable pdf pattern, the Have a Jolly Little Christmas Collection includes all 15 designs and is available for purchase in my pattern store here. The individual designs are also available for purchase.







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