Winter Frost - Snow Storm (BONUS)

Winter Frost - Snow Storm (BONUS)

Written by: 
Lisa Jo Girodat

We promised you there would be bonus blocks and here is the first one...

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Snow Storm 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. All seams are ¼” scant.

YIELD

12" or 18" finished block

INGREDIENTS

12-INCH BLOCK

From fabric 1, cut:
{A} (4) 2.5” squares
{B} (6) 3” squares for HST
{C} (4) 2.5” x 4.5” rectangles
From fabric 2, cut:
{A} (4) 2.5” squares
{B} (2) 3” squares for HST
From fabric 3, cut:
{B}  (2) 3” squares for HST
From fabric 4, cut:
{B} (10) 3” squares for HST

18-INCH BLOCK

From fabric 1, cut:
{A} (4) 3.5” squares
{B} (6) 4” squares for HST
{C} (4) 3.5” x 6.5” rectangles

From fabric 2, cut:
{A} (4) 3.5” squares
{B} (2) 4” squares for HST

From fabric 3, cut:
{B}  (2) 4” squares for HST

From fabric 4, cut:
{B} (10) 4” squares for HST

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1. MAKE HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES

Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of the Fabric 3 squares. Place the square of Fabric 1 right sides together with a square of Fabric 4. Sew ¼” away from each side of the marked line. Trim apart on the line and press. Trim to square. See chart below for the directions for the fabric combinations and HST trimming based on block size you are making.

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12” BLOCK (trim to 2½” square)

FABRIC 1 + 4: make 12
FABRIC 2 + 4: make 4
FABRIC 3 + 4: make 4

18” BLOCK (trim to 3½” square)

FABRIC 1 + 4: make 12
FABRIC 2 + 4: make 4
FABRIC 3 + 4: make 4

STEP 2.  ASSEMBLE BLOCK

Join blocks units as shown. Trim the block to 12” or 18” unfinished block size.

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Lisa Jo Girodat

@neverlandstitches

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