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Winter Stars Quilt

Winter Stars Quilt

Written by: 
kvail

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Makes a 90" square quilt

Ingredients

  • (49) 2½” x WOF strips of various blue solids
  • 6½ yards background fabric
  • 2½ yards star points and binding
  • 5¼ yards backing fabric

From background fabric, cut:
(24) 6½’’x WOF strips; subcut into (140) 6½” squares
(21) 2½’’x WOF strips

From star point/binding fabric, cut:
(34) 2½’’x WOF strips; set aside 9 for binding and cut remaining 25 strips into 2½” squares

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Instructions

Step 1. Make Block A

This is a classic Snowball. Sew one 2½” square on the corner of one 6½” square, stitching from corner to corner.  Trim ¼” away from seam and press toward darker fabric. Repeat on each corner.

Make 84.   

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Step 2. Make Block B

Repeat method from Step 1 to make partial Snowball blocks.

Make 28.

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Step 3. Make Block C

Use the blue strips and background strips to make 9-patch blocks. We placed the same dark print at the center of ours.

Sew strip sets  as shown. Cut into 2½” wide segments and join segments into 9-patch blocks.

Make 85

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Step 4. Assemble the Quilt

Join blocks as shown to create quilt center. Add inner and outer borders. Press well. Layer, baste, quilt and bind as desired.

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