Winter Frost - Christmas Star

Winter Frost - Christmas Star

Written by: 
Oda May

We made it! Christmas day is here. May your day be filled with love and cheer. From all of us here at the Moda Bake Shop.

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Christmas 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:

Have fun! This block is a perfect one to use a simple palette or make it scrappy with all of your leftovers!

YIELD

12" finished block

INGREDIENTS

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From fabric 1, cut:
{A} (2) 3½" squares
{B} (4) 4" squares
{C} (4) 2½” squares
{D} (4) 2" squares

From fabric 2, cut:
{A} (2) 3½” squares
{B} (4) 4” squares
{C} (4) 2½” squares
{D} (4) 2” squares

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1. MAKE HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES

Draw a pencil line on the wrong side diagonal of 1 Fabric 1 B square. Pair with Fabric 2 B square. Sew ¼” away from each side of the pencil line. Cut apart on the line and press to the darker print. Trim to 3½” square. Make 8.

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Repeat process with Fabric C squares. Trim to 2” square. Make 8.

STEP 2. MAKE QUADRANTS 2, 3

Join block quadrants as shown. Press. Make 2 of each.

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STEP 3. ASSEMBLE BLOCK

Join block quadrants as shown. Press. Block measures 12.5" unfinished.

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Merry Christmas!

Oda May

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