We’re already on Part 5 of the Christmas Memories Quilt SAL and have pieced the Reindeer Blocks, Holly Blocks and the Star Blocks. This week we’re cutting and stitching the two tall Tree Blocks that will flank each side of the center block.
To make the blocks, download the PDF pattern for Part 5. If you’ve missed and of the previous 3 parts, you can find them on the Christmas Memories SAL Main Page.Next, we’ll cut and assemble the two long Tree Blocks that will flank the center block.
From the deep green fabric cut six (6) ee pieces. From the light green cut six (6) ee pieces and
two (2) cc pieces. From the brown fabric cut two (2) gg pieces.
From the off-white fabric cut four (4) hh rectangles, two (2) dd pieces and two (2) dd pieces
reversed (r), twelve (12) ff pieces and twelve (12) ff pieces reversed (r).
Stitch a dd and dd(r) piece to each side of the cc pieces to make the tip of the tree (fig. 8).
Stitch an ff and ff(r) piece to each side of the ee pieces to make the branches (Fig. 9).
Stitch one hh to each side of the gg pieces to make the trunk unit (Fig. 10).
Stitch together one tree tip with 3 light green and three deep green branch units and one trunk
unit as shown to make a tree block (Fig. 11).