**Holiday Crossing Quilt Block**

**Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block (scant 1/4″ seam allowance):**

**Violet:**Cut ONE (1) 4 3/8″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. Will yield FOUR (4) triangles. (TWO (2) of these triangles are paired with the results of the Yellow 4 3/8″ squares & they’re also paired with the results of the Purple 4 3/8″ squares. Which will create TWO (2) Quarter-Square Triangles on the top & bottom of this quilt block. The remaining TWO (2) of these triangles are paired with the results of the Purple 4 3/8″ squares & they’re also paired with the results of the Yellow 4 3/8″ squares. Which will create TWO (2) more Square in a Squares on the left & right sides of this quilt block.)**Violet:**Cut FOUR (4) 2″ x 4″ rectangles. (These are paired on ONE (1) side with the Purple/White Half-Square Triangles.)**Violet:**Cut FOUR (4) 2″ x 5″ rectangles. (These are paired on ONE (1) side with the Purple/White Half-Square Triangles.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 4 3/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. Will yield FOUR (4) triangles per square. (TWO (2) of these triangles are paired with TWO (2) of the results of the Yellow 4 3/8″ squares which will create ONE (1) Quarter-Square Triangle. It is the center of this quilt block. FOUR (4) of these triangles are paired with the results of the Violet 4 3/8″ squares & they are also paired with the results of the Yellow 4 3/8″ squares. This will create TWO (2) more Quarter Square Triangles at the left & right sides of this quilt block. The remaining results of the TWO (2) 4 3/8″ squares are paired with the results of the Yellow 4 3/8″ squares & they are also paired with the results of the Violet 4 3/8″ squares. Which will create TWO (2) additional Quarter-Square Triangles on the top & bottom of this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 3″ x 4″ rectangles. (These are paired with the White side of the White/Purple Half-Square Triangles.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 4 3/4″ squares. (These are paired with the White 4 3/4″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles. They are paired with the Purple 3″ x 4″ rectangles & they are also paired with the Yellow 3″ x 4″ rectangles.)**Yellow:**Cut TWO (2) 4 3/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. Will yield FOUR (4) triangles per square. (TWO (2) of these triangles are paired with TWO (2) of the results of the Purple 4 3/8″ squares which will create ONE (1) Quarter-Square Triangle. It is the center of this quilt block. FOUR (4) of these triangles are paired with the results of the Violet 4 3/8″ squares & they are also paired with the results of the Purple 4 3/8″ squares. This will create TWO (2) more Quarter Square Triangles at the left & right sides of this quilt block. The remaining results of the TWO (2) 4 3/8″ squares are paired with the results of the Purple 4 3/8″ squares & they are also paired with the results of the Violet 4 3/8″ squares. Which will create TWO (2) additional Quarter-Square Triangles on the top & bottom of this quilt block.)**Yellow:**Cut TWO (2) 3″ x 4″ rectangles. (These are paired with the White side of the White/Purple Half-Square Triangles.)**Yellow:**Cut FOUR (4) 2″ x 5″ rectangles. (These are paired with the Violet 2″ x 5″ rectangles.)**Yellow:**Cut FOUR (4) 2″ x 6″ rectangles. (These are the FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut TWO (2) 4 3/4″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the Purple 4 3/4″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles. They are paired with the Purple 3″ x 4″ rectangles & they are also paired with the Yellow 3″ x 4″ rectangles.)

**Holiday Crossing Quilt Block Diagram**

**Holiday Crossing Quilt**

**Sew TWELVE (12) “Holiday Crossing Quilt Blocks” to end up with the quilt top pictured above. The size will be 36″ x 48″ finished & 36 1/2″ x 48 1/2″ unfinished.**