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Holly Jolly Christmas Quilt

Foundation-piece an assortment of red, green, cream, white, and black prints to make a jolly Christmas throw. Fabrics are from the Cardinal Carols and Poinsettia Song collections by Hoffman California Fabrics.

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Inspired by: Line It Up by designer Stephanie Soebbing of Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Quilt tester: Jan Ragaller

 

Materials

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

  • 1 yard total assorted green prints (blocks)
  • 2 yards total assorted white prints and cream prints (blocks)
  • 7⁄8 yard total assorted black prints (blocks)
  • 1 yard total assorted red prints (blocks)
  • 1⁄2 yard binding fabric
  • 3 yards backing fabric
  • 53" square batting
  • Lightweight copy paper, tracing paper, or other foundation material of your choice

 

Finished size: 44-1⁄2" square
Finished block: 5-1⁄2" square

 

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Because blocks are foundation-pieced, fabric pieces are cut larger than necessary. You’ll trim them to the correct sizes after stitching them to the foundation material.

 

From assorted green prints, cut:

  • 20—2-3⁄4 × 9-1⁄4" rectangles (position 3)
  • 10— 4-1⁄2" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 20 triangles total (position 1)

From assorted white and cream prints, cut:

  • 64 —2-3⁄4 × 9-1⁄4" rectangles (position 2)
  • 32— 4-1⁄2" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 64 triangles total (position 4)

From assorted black prints, cut:

  • 12—2-3⁄4 × 9-1⁄4" rectangles (position 3)
  • 14— 4-1⁄2" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 28 triangles total (position 1)

From assorted red prints, cut:

  • 32—2-3⁄4 × 9-1⁄4" rectangles (position 3)
  • 8— 4-1⁄2" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 16 triangles total (position 1)

From binding fabric, cut:

  • 5—2-1⁄2× 42" binding strips

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