Countdown to Christmas: Quilt Setting

Today we have a couple of ideas for putting the Countdown to Christmas blocks together!

ON POINT SETTING finishes at 51.25″ x 51.25″. HORIZONTAL SETTING finishes at 48″ x 48″. Both settings use 25 blocks.

ON POINT SETTING

  • 25 Countdown to Christmas blocks (6″ square finished)
  • 7/8 yard sashing
  • 1/2 yard sashing squares and setting squares/triangles
  • 7/8 yard border fabric
  • 1/2 yard binding fabric

HORIZONTAL SETTING

  • 25 Countdown to Christmas blocks (6″ square finished)
  • 3/4 yard sashing
  • 1/4 yard sashing squares
  • 7/8 yard border fabric
  • 1/2 yard binding fabric

ON POINT SETTING

Cutting:

  • {A} (2) 5.5″ squares cut once on the diagonal for corner setting triangles
  • {B} (64) 2.5″ x 6.5″ sashing strips
  • {C} (4) 4.25″ squares cut twice on the diagonal to yield 16 sashing triangles
  • {D} (4) 9 7/8″ squares cut twice on the diagonal to yield 12 side setting triangles
  • {E} (24) 2.5″ sashing squares

Cut border fabric into (5) 3.5″ x WOF strips. Sew together end-to-end. Cut into (2) 45.25″  side borders and (2) 51.25″ top/bottom borders.

Assemble quilt top as shown.

Press well. Add borders as shown.

Baste, quilt, and bind as desired.

HORIZONTAL SETTING

Cutting:

  • (36) 2.5″ sashing squares
  • (60) 2.5″ x 6.5″ sashing strips

Cut border fabric into (5) 3.5″ x WOF strips. Sew together end-to-end. Cut into (2) 42.5″  side borders and (2) 48.5″ top/bottom borders.

Assemble quilt top as shown.

Press well. Add borders as shown.

Baste, quilt, and bind as desired.

ON POINT SETTING finishes at 51.25″ x 51.25″. HORIZONTAL SETTING finishes at 48″ x 48″.

We very much hope you enjoyed our Countdown to Christmas! Be sure to share your blocks and quilts on Facebook and tag us on Instagram when you post!

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Oda May

Oda May

The Moda Bake Shop is a division of Moda Fabrics that provides online recipes which you can use with the wide range of Moda Pre-cuts. All sizes and types of projects will be featured from various designers and shops. Tutorials for various Moda projects sheets will be illustrated with step by step pictures. Some techniques and products will also be featured throughout, so check back often for what is "baking" here at Moda Fabrics.
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2 comments on “Countdown to Christmas: Quilt Setting

  1. We are looking for more christmas quilt.

  2. skgordon20 says:

    I would love to see some finished quilts….please post folks!

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