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Quilt Block Pattern

Sawtooth Star

Size: 12" Finished
Beginner Level

Sawtooth Star Block

Cutting Instructions:
1-A ... 4 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
1-B ... 5 squares 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
1-C ... 4 rectangles 3 1/2" x 6 1/2"

2-A ... 8 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
2-B ... 4 squares 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Step 1.
Flying Geese Unit
Draw a diagonal line on wrong side of Piece 2-A red squares. Layer Piece 2-A square and Piece 1-C green rectangle, right sides together. Sew on top of drawn line. Cut away excess fabric 1/4" from seamline. Press seam allowance. Repeat for other end of rectangle (Diagram I). Make 4.

Flying Geese Assembly
Diagram I

Step 2. Nine-patch unit

Using Diagram II as a guide, sew red (Piece 2-B) and green (Piece 1-B) 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" squares together to make nine-patch unit.

Nine-Patch Unit
Diagram II

Step 3. Block Assembly
Using Diagram III as a guide, sew green 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" squares (Piece 1-A) to Flying Geese units and nine-patch unit together to make Sawtooth Star Block.

Block Assembly
Diagram III

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