The Christmas tree quilt block radiation pattern is perfect for vacation projects, but do n’t hesitate to use it for any quilt. Try a four seasons wallhanging, sewing the branches and background for each blockage with fabrics that represent the shift of seasons .
Dress up Your Christmas Tree Quilt Blocks
Dress up the Christmas Tree blocks by cutting chemise bears, Christmas packages, Christmas stockings and early items from printed fabric. Hand or car applique the prints to the blocking or press them in home with fusible vane .
Finished Block Size: 10-inches square
Cutting Chart for One Christmas Tree Quilt Block
Tree Branches, Green
- one 2-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ strip
- one 2-1/2″ x 6-1/2″ strip
- one 2-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ strip
- one 2-1/2″ x 10-1/2″ strip
Tree Trunk, Brown
- one 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ square
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- ten 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ squares
- two 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ strips
- two 1-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ strips
- two 2-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ strips
Make Branches for the Christmas Tree Quilt Block
The Spruce / Janet Wickell
Quick Piece the Christmas Tree Quilt Block ‘s Branches
Use a quick piece method to put backgrounds alongside each end of the tree arm strips. The steps required to make the flying goose whole that forms the top of the corner are illustrated in the top row above. Add triangles to the ends of all green strips in the lapp way .
- Gather your 2-1/2″ background squares and your green tree strips.
- Draw a line from one corner to the opposite corner on the reverse side of each square.
- Align a square with the right end of the shortest tree strip as shown in the upper left of the illustration, right sides of the fabrics together. Be sure to position the drawn line as shown.
- Sew a seam directly on the drawn line. Press to set the seam (a good technique for all seams).
- Trim away the excess fabric, leaving about 1/4″ of both layers extending past the seam line as shown. Flip the triangle right side up, pressing the seam allowance in either direction.
- Repeat to sew another square to the opposite end of the green strip, positioning the line as shown. Trim and press.
- Repeat to sew tips on the remaining three green strips.
eat up Sewing the Christmas Tree Quilt Block
The Spruce / Janet Wickell
Use a 1/4 ” seam allowance to assemble the remaining portions of the Christmas Tree quilt stuff, placing units right sides in concert for sewing and matching raw edges cautiously. Use uncoiled pins to hold fabrics together to keep patches aligned .
- Arrange the Christmas Tree quilt block components as shown in the illustration, upper left. Start by placing your tree strip units in front of you, from shortest branches to longest working downward.
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- Arrange the background strips:
a 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ background strip on each side of the shortest tree strip unit
- a 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ background square on each side of the 6-1/2″ long tree strip unit
- a 1-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ background strip on each side of the 8-1/2″ long tree strip unit; the 2-1/2″ edge will be sewn to the tree.
- The 10-1/2″ long tree strip unit is complete as-is.
- Place a 2-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ background strip on each side of the 2-1/2″ brown square.
- Sew the components of each Christmas Tree row together. Press seam allowances in tree branch units towards the background strips. Press seam allowances in the trunk unit towards the brown trunk.
- Sew all five rows together, aligning strips carefully and pinning with straight pins to keep fabrics from shifting. Press
The Christmas Tree quilt block should measure 10-1/2 ” x 10-1/2 ”. If the quilt block is smaller or skewed, press again and recheck. If it still is n’t quite right, use an easy squaring-up method acting before sewing it to other blocks .
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