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Quilt Block Pattern

 

Star In A Star

Cutting Instructions
Background
... Piece A - Cut four squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
... Piece C - Cut four rectangles 3 1/2" x 6 1/2"
... Piece D - Cut four squares 2" x 2"
... Piece F - Cut four rectangles 2" x 3 1/2"

Blue print
... Piece B - Cut eight squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
... Piece G - Cut one square 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Peach
...Piece E - Cut eight squares 2" x 2"

Star In A Star Quilt Block
Block Size: 12" Finished
Beginner Level

Piecing the block
Flying Geese Units. Draw a diagonal line on wrong side of, Piece B blue print squares and Piece E peach squares. Layer Piece B blue print square and Piece C background rectangle, right sides together (large Flying Geese unit) and Piece E peach square with Piece F background rectangle (small Flying Geese unit). Sew directly on top of drawn line. Cut away excess fabric 1/4" from seamline. Press seam allowance toward blue print. Repeat for other end of rectangle (Diagram I). Make 4 large and 4 small Flying Geese units.

Diagram I
Diagram I

Assembling Block
Using Assembly Diagram as a guide, sew pieces and Flying Geese units together to make rows. Sew rows together to make Star In A Star block.

Assembly Diagram
Assembly Diagram


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