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Fancy 8-Pointed Star

Size: 12" Finished
Intermediate Level

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Fancy 8-Point Star

Cutting Instructions:
Background Print
... 4 squares 4" x 4"
... 1 square 6 1/4" x 6 1/4", cut in half diagonally to make 4 quarter square triangles

Peach solid
... 8 Template A
Medium green solid
... 8 Template A
Dark green print
... 4 Template B

Step 1. Referring to Diagram I, stitch 2 peach solid Template A and 2 medium green solid Template A together. Make 4 total pieced star points.

Pieced Diamonds
Make 4
Diagram I

Step 2. Sew 4 dark green print Template B and 4 pieced star points together (see Assembly Diagram). Set-in background 6 1/4" quarter-square triangles and 4" squares to complete Star Block.

Assembly Diagram
Assembly Diagram

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