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Classic Christmas Block Three

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : Classic Christmas Block Three
Classic Christmas Block Three Block 3 - Schoolgirl's Puzzle
Classic Christmas Block Three Completed Quilt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Rotary cutting
  • Sew an accurate 1/4 inch seam

Pattern Description:

Are you ready for a short, but fun quilt block of the month? Just 5 classic blocks and finishing instructions make a great quilt that you can have finished before Christmas. Making it in Christmas fabrics is part of the fun, but you can always use your favorite fabrics to make it in any colors you desire. Each month will focus on a different technique.

This is the third block. Schoolgirl's Puzzle. Working with half square triangles can be a bit tricky, but if you are careful your block will be lovely!

Setting instructions are here: http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/quilting/home-decor/classic-christmas-setting-instructions/78126

Block one is available here along with total yardage and a black and white outline of the complete quilt: http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/quilting/home-decor/classic-christmas-block-one/59818

Block two is available here: http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/quilting/home-decor/classic-christmas-block-two/63429

Block four is available here: http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/quilting/home-decor/classic-christmas-block-four-pattern/71051

Block five is available here:

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12.5 inch unfinished square


  • Background Fabric - Five 3 7/8 inch squares - cut in half diagonally, and four 3 1/2 inch squares
  • Red: Three 3 7/8 inch squares - cut in half diagonally
  • Aqua: One 6 7/8 inch square - cut in half diagonally

You Will Also Need:

  • Sewing Machine
  • Rotary Cutter and Ruler