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14.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 either direction.
15.Repeat to sew another square to the
opposite end of the green strip, positioning the line as shown. Trim and press.
16.Repeat to sew tips on the remaining
three green strips.
17.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
18.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
§The 10-1/2" long tree strip unit is complete as-is.
19.Place a 2-1/2" x 4-1/2"
background strip on each side of the 2-1/2" brown square.
20.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
21.Sew all five rows together, aligning