4.23.2015

How to: Liberty Star Quilt Block- 30 Days of Sewing Quilt Blocks- Star Version

Hey there! Today's star quilt block tutorial is: Liberty Star. This block uses half square triangle and half rectangles, it's fast and when put together with multiple blocks it creates a really cool pattern!




Cutting:
This block finishes at 12"x12" square.

White fabric:
2- 3 7/8"x3 7/8" squares, draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of these.
2- 3 7/8"x3 7/8" squares
2- 3 5/8"x7 5/16" rectangles, cut in half diagonally

Mustard fabric:
2- 3 5/8"x7 5/16" rectangles, cut in half diagonally

Gray fabric:
2- 3 7/8"x3 7/8" squares, draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of these.

Sewing:
Place one white and one gray 3 7/8" square right sides together.
Sew 1/4" on both sides of the draw line.
Trim apart on the draw line.
Press toward the darker fabric.

Repeat, make a total of four half square triangle units.

Sew one white 3 1/2" square to the top of one gray and white half square triangle unit.
Press.

Repeat, make four of these units.

Sew one mustard and one white half rectangle together.
Press toward the darker fabric.

Repeat, make a total of four of these units.

Sew one half rectangle unit and one gray and white unit together.
Press.

Repeat, make a total of four of these units.

Sew the four units together.
Press.

Now, to make this into a 96"x96" quilt you'll need the following fabrics:

Gray fabric:
1 5/8 yards

Mustard fabric:
2 3/4 yards

White fabric:
6 3/4 yards

Hope you all enjoy! 
 If you're sewing any of these quilt blocks make sure to share them on facebook and instagram using #pnq30quiltblocks
Make sure to check out our books for more inspiration and patterns: Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion QuiltingModern One-Block Quilts and Cabin Fever: 20 Modern Log Cabin Quilts.

1 comment:

  1. I am really enjoying all these stars. I hope the patterns will continue to be available on your site. I want to make every one you show!

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