10 June 2017

Christmas Ornaments

This is the eleventh 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.

Christmas Ornaments is a 12" quilt block.

Made using traditional piecing methods.

Sew Fresh Quilts – Christmas Ornaments

Finished size of block is 12” x 12”

Fabric Requirements
Single Block
1/4 yard
1/8 yard
5 Bright Fabrics
1/8 yard each

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
2 @ 1” squares
16 @ 1.5” squares
2 @ 2” squares
2 @ 2.5” x 3.5”
2 @ 2.5” x 6”
2 @ 1.5” x  2”
1 @ 1.5” x 4.5”
1 @ 2” x 4.5”
2 @ 1” x 8”
1 @ 1.5” x 8”
1 @ 2” x 8”
2 @ 2” x 3.5”
1 @ 3” x 5.5”
1 @ 4” x 5.5”
1 @ 1.5” x 6”
1 @ 0.75” x 2”
1 @ 0.75” x 3.5”
1 @ 0.75” x 4.5”
2 @ 0.75” x 8”
1 @ 2.5” x 3”
1 @ 3.5” square
1 @ 3.5” square
1 @ 3.5” x 5”
1 @ 4.5” square

Step 1: Sew the Grey (K) between the White (J) rectangles. Crosscut this strip set into (5) 1” wide strips. Trim the sides of each of these units as follows: 1 @ 4.5” long, 2 @ 3.5” long, 1 @ 3” long, and 1 @ 2.5” long.

Step 2: Sew the Grey (Z) strips between the White (DD), (LL), (MN), (RP), and (QP). Trim 1/8” off the sides of the units - trim to the following sizes: (DZD) 4.5” wide by 3” tall, (CZC) 2.5” wide by 1.5” tall, (MZN) 3” wide by 4” tall, (RZP) 2.5” wide by 7.5” tall and (QZP) 2” wide by 7.5” tall.

Step 3: Use the STOP method to add the White (A), (B) and (C) squares on the corners of the Bright (H) and (F) squares and (E) and (G) rectangles.

Step 4: Sew the White (S), (T) and (U) to the units as shown. Sew the units together to complete the block. Block should measure 12.5” square.

Here is my Christmas Ornaments block.

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Nancy J said...

Your ornaments are so lovely, and the bright colours perfect. A wonderful size for the block.

Danice said...

So pretty. I have been eagerly awaiting for this block. I am making my quilt with this block + another future block :)

Little Quiltsong said...

This is another one of my favorites!! Looking forward to making it!

Ioleen said...

Beautiful table runner now on my "to do list". Thanks for the great design.