Today I owe a huge thank you to my best friend Lisa. I have known Lisa since we were 11 years old. We lost contact in our early 20’s and found each other again on MySpace in 2007. This past year I got her interested in quilting and she helped me out with this tutorial. I made the stocking block back in July and never took any pictures of how I did it. Last night I sent Lisa a picture of the block with measurements and I talked her through how to make it on the phone and she did a beautiful job – the vintage block is mine and the modern block is hers. Thank you thank you thank you Lisa! You rock!
This is the final block of the Vintage Christmas Sampler Quilt, if you have made it this far, CONGRATULATIONS! As of this post, all my blocks are completed but I have not finished the top. My plan is to border each block alternating between red and green solid and then sew the blocks together to make the top. I am certain this won’t actually happen until some time next year!
Here we go, cutting:
From green cut: one 3.5″ x 2.5″ rectangle
From white cut: two 2″ x 2″ squares, two 1.5″ x 12.5″ rectangles, two 3.5″ x 10.5″ rectangles, and one 3.5″ x 7.5″ rectangle.
NOTE: all seams are 1/4″
Next, using the red and white 2″ squares assemble your Half Square Triangles (HSTs) – trim them down to 1.5″ x 1.5″
Next, assemble toe section:
As soon as I finish the quilt top I will post pictures – this will not be until sometime next year, but I am really excited to get it done. This is the 4th quilt that I have designed and I am really excited about it. I would also love it if you are making this quilt and you want to share you pictures with me!
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