2016 Christmas Sew Along… Part 4

Today we are going to work on Block one side and corner blocks. How’s everyone coming along with their previous parts?

Fabric and Numbering Chart


Side Blocks #1,  Make 7



Side Block #1  Piece count and lettering chart.

This block will measure  6″ x 12″ finished.

*This patch count is for making one block*



Assembly Side Block #1

 Use the 7 already assembled rows from part 2, block 1.



Half Square Triangle Make 36


Sew the color 3 patch Patch A to color 4 patch A  press to the darker side.  Trim the Block so that it will measure 2 1/2″x 2 1/2″ square. This block will use 14 HST.

Not all  units will be used save the rest to be used in Part 5

 Side block 1 Assembly:

Row 1 Use the already assembled rows from Part 2

Row 2 sew a HST to a Fabric 2 Patch B patch, to a Fabric 5 Patch D rectangle, to a Fabric 2 Patch B,  to HST

Sew both rows together making sure that the  Fabric 2 patch D is against focal fabric 2 patch D. This unit will Measure 2 1/2″ x 12 1/2″.


These side blocks 1 are now finished.  The finished block will measure 6 1/2″ x 12 1/2″. Lets move on to corner blocks.

Corner block 1,Make 2

These blocks will finish to  6″x 6″.



Corner Block #1 Patch count and Lettering Chart:

*This patch count is for making one block*



Asseembling Corner Block 1:

Sew 2 1/2″ HST that were previously made to Color 2 Patch B.  Make 2 of these. Watch that the color 1 is against the color 2. These units will Measure 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″.capture-2-png-3

Sew one of the HST units  to Fabric 5 Patch B . Make 2 of these. This unit measures 2 1/2″ x 6 1/2″capture-2-png-2

Sew the short unit to the previously made 4 Patch Unit (4PU) with fabric 1 touching fabric 2.

Sew the long unit to the bottom of the assembled unit  having fabric 1  touch fabric 2. This corner block should measure 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″.Capture 1a.PNG

One more step completed were getting there… See you next Wednesday November 23,2016 for Part 5.

Schedule to completion.

click on link to get to parts

Oct 12 Fabric requirements

Oct 26  Part 1 Cut entire quilt

Nov 2  Part 2 Sew block 1

Nov 9 Part 3 Sew block 2

Nov 16  Part 4  Sew side and corner block 1

Nov 23 Part 5 Sew side and corner block 2

Nov 30  Part 6  Sew quilt top and borders

Renee Chester




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