Winter Frost - Glistening Star

Winter Frost - Glistening Star

Written by: 
Mary Andra Holmes

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Glistening Star is one of the block options in the 2020 Countdown to Christmas - Winter Frost. For more info about this quilt-along, check out the Frequently Asked Questions and join our Moda Bake Shop Bakers group. Find all the blocks {here}.


Chef's Notes:

Press and starch all fabrics prior to cutting. Use a scant 1/4" seam.

YIELD

6" or 12" finished block

INGREDIENTS

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6 INCH BLOCK:

From fabric 1, cut:
{A} (10) 1½” squares
{B} (2) 2” squares
{D} (2) 2½” squares
From fabric 2, cut:
{A} (2) 1½” squares
{B} (2) 2” squares
{C} (2) 1 7/8” squares cut once on diagonal
{E} (2) 2 7/8” squares cut once on the diagonal

12 INCH BLOCK

From fabric 1, cut:
{A} (10) 2½” squares
{B} (2) 3” squares
{D} (2) 4½” squares
From fabric 2, cut:
{A} (2) 2½” squares
{B} (2) 3” squares
{C} (2) 2 7/8” squares cut once on diagonal
{E} (2) 4 7/8” squares cut once on the diagonal

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1. MAKE HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES

Draw a pencil line on the wrong side diagonal of 1 Fabric 1 square. Pair with Fabric 2 square. Sew ¼” away from each side of the pencil line. Cut apart on the line and press to the darker print.
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STEP 2. MAKE FOUR PATCHES

Use HSTs and plain squares to make four patch units. Make 2.

Repeat with plain squares to make plain 4-patches.
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STEP 3. MAKE STAR POINTS

Join triangle units to square as shown. Press. Join larger triangle and press again. Repeat to make 2 of the Star Point units.

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STEP 4. ASSEMBLE BLOCK

Join block units as shown.

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Mary Andra Holmes

@mahquilter

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