Winter Frost - Nisse's Magic

Winter Frost - Nisse's Magic

Written by: 
Susan Vaughan

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Nisse's Magic 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

12" finished block

INGREDIENTS

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From fabric 1, cut:
{A} (4) 2” squares
{E} (4) 4½” squares
From fabric 2, cut:
{B} (8) 2” x 3” rectangles
{D} (8) 2½” squares
{F} (1) 4 ½” square
From fabric 3 cut:
{C} (4) 3” squares
{D} (8) 2½” squares

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1. MAKE CORNER UNITS

Using A, (2) B, and C, assemble corner units as shown. Press to the dark side and then open. Make (4).

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STEP 2. MAKE SQUARE IN SQUARE BLOCKS

Draw a diagonal line on the back of (2) Fabric 2 D squares and (2) Fabric 3 D squares. Place a light blue square on the upper left-hand side of Fabric 1 square E. Sew along the line, and trim ¼” away. Press out. Repeat on the remaining three corners as shown to create ssquare in a square unit. Make (4).

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STEP 3. ASSEBMLE BLOCK

Combine units made in Steps 1-2, and teal square F together as shown to create Nisse’s Magic Block. Press seams open to reduce bulk. Block measures 12½” unfinished.

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Susan Vaughan

@thefeltedpear

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