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Blue Holidays Quilt-Along Day 4

Blue Holidays Quilt-Along Day 4

Walking in a Winter Wonderland...
Sew a wintry lap quilt in gorgeous blue and silver holiday prints!

We'll be spending the next two weeks sharing the Blue Holidays Quilt-Along with you! This cozy lap quilt features our wintry Blue Holidays collection--perfect to use all winter long! 

Follow along as we reveal the quilt row by row and make it yourself to snuggle under all winter long. The finished quilt measures 60" x 68" and features five different pieced blocks. 

Today we're sharing the tutorial for the Present Block. These blocks are easier than wrapping actual gifts! You'll need a total of six for the row. 

 

Present Block
Blue Holidays Quilt Along Present Block

You’ll Need:

(to make 6 blocks)

¼ yard White Filigree print

¼ yard Navy Leaf print

¼ yard Blue Swirl print

¼ yard Gray Swirl print

¼ yard Silver Text print

 

 

Cutting:

From the White Filigree:

(2) 2-1/2” x WOF strips; subcut into (6) 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” pieces (12) 1-1/2” x 2-1/2” pieces

 

From the Navy Leaf:

(1) 2-1/2” x WOF strip; subcut into (12) 2-1/2” squares

(1) 1-1/2” x WOF strip; subcut into (6) 1-1/2” x 5-1/2” pieces

 

From the Blue Swirl:

(1) 3” x WOF strip; subcut into (4) 3” x 5-1/2” pieces

 

From the Gray Swirl:

(1) 3” x WOF strip; subcut into (4) 3” x 5-1/2” pieces

 

From the Silver Text:

(1) 3” x WOF strip; subcut into (4) 3” x 5-1/2” pieces

 
Blue Holidays Quilt Along Present Block



Make the Blocks:

Step 1 Draw a diagonal line on the wrong side of (2) 2-1/2” Navy Leaf squares. Position a marked square right sides together on one end of a 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” White Filigree square.

Blue Holidays Quilt Along Present Block 


Step 2
Sew on the drawn line, trim seam allowance to ¼”, and press corner open. Position the second marked square on the opposite end as shown.

Blue Holidays Quilt Along Present Block 


Step 3
Sew on the drawn line, trim seam allowance to ¼”, and press corner open. Sew 1-1/2” x 2-1/2” White Filigree pieces to both ends to complete a Bow Unit. Make a total of (6) Bow Units.
Blue Holidays Quilt Along Present Block

 

Step 4 Sew 3” x 5-1/2” Gray Swirl pieces lengthwise to opposite sides of (1) 1-1/2” x 5-1/2” Navy Leaf piece to make a Box Unit.
Blue Holidays Quilt Along Present Block

 

Step 5 In the same way, make a total of (6) Box Units; (2) each using Gray Swirl, Blue Swirl, and Silver Text pieces.
Blue Holidays Quilt Along Present Block

 
Step 6 Sew a Bow Unit to each Box Unit to complete a Present Block. Make a total of (6) Present Blocks.
Blue Holidays Quilt-Along Present Block

 

See the entire Blue Holidays fabric collection here and ask for it at your local quilt shop. 


Blue Holidays Quilt-Along

Day 1 - Star Block #1
Day 2 - Ornament Block
Day 3 - Star Block #2
Day 5 - Star Block #3
Day 6 - Quilt Assembly

 



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