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Christmas Quilt 2008
You will need 1 1/2 yards of

Red fabric
Green fabric
Background fabric

* Yardage is generous, to allow for  
mis-cuts , and  the smaller widths of
fabric, from different fabric houses.
Cut Eighteen (18), strips of the Red Fabric,
2 1/2   inches wide x Width of Fabric, (WOF)

Cut Nine (9), strips of the Background Fabric, 2 1/2
inches wide x Width of Fabric, (WOF)

Lay out the strips as shown, sew together using 1/4
inch seam allowance. Press.

Cut these strips into 12 1/2 inch sub units.  You will
get 3 1/2 sub units out of each strip.  You will need
to join the 1/2 units to make all of the sub units you
need.
You will need 31 of these sub units.
Nine patch , Width of Fabric, WOF strip sets, unit two.
Background, Green, Background
Make three of these strip sets
Cut into 2 1/2 inch sub units
Depending on the width of your fabrics this  should yield 46 - 50.
You will have extras.
Cut Seven (7), strips of Green fabric,
2 1/2 inches wide x Width of Fabric, (WOF)

Cut Eight (8), strips of Background fabric
2 1/2 inches wide x Width of Fabric, (WOF)
Nine patch, Width of Fabric,  WOF strip sets, unit one.
Green, Background, Green
Make two of these strip sets
Cut into 2 1/2 inch sub-units
Depending on the width of your fabrics, this should yield 28 - 32.
You will have extras.
Lay out the squares as shown.

Sew together using a 1/4" seam.
Press.

Make 12 of these star blocks.
They should measure 12 1/2            
inches at this point.

4 1/2 inch square, Unfinished size
(4 inch finished size)
Cut 12 squares of green fabric

4 1/2 inch square, Unfinished size
(4 inch finished size)
Make 48 HST's, out of your green and
background fabric.

Use your favorite technique for HST units

4 1/2 inch square, Unfinished size
(4 inch finished size)
Lay out your blocks and sub units as
shown.

Piece them together using a 1/4 inch seam
allowance.

FYI, my quilt measured 60 1/2 by 78 12.  Your quilt
may be bigger or smaller, depending on your seam
allowance.

Quilt and bind.

Have Fun!!
Merry Christmas!!
Enjoy!!
Assemble your 9 patch units
according to the picture at left.

You will need 20 of these 9 patch units.