Hunter's Stars: Classic Block New Technique Lap Quilt Pattern

Designed and Machine Quilted by TOBY PRESTON
Hunter's Stars: Classic Block New Technique Lap Quilt Pattern

This classic Hunter's Star design, traditionally achieved with template piecing, gets a modern update with a special ruler technique in our Hunter's Stars lap quilt pattern. Give it a try…step by step photos show you how. Traditional templates also provided.



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Finished Size 77½˝ x 97½˝

Featured Fabrics

Toby used assorted batik fabrics from her stash to make this quilt.

Further Information

Toby used Deb Tucker’s Large Rapid Fire Hunter’s Star Ruler, available at local quilt shops or online at, to stitch her blocks.

McCall's Lesson!

Our experts show you how to use a specialty ruler to make easy work of a classic block with step-by-step photos and instructions.

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The Hunter's Stars lap quilt is fully patterned in the McCall's Quilting March/April 2013 issue shown below. Print (while supplies last) or instant digital download available for purchase at


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Hunter's Star Templates
Hello, I just re-drafted the block and checked the templates and they are correct. If you have any questions you can email
without the hunter's star ruler cannot get the square to be 10 1/2 inches square
Cannot figure out why


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