4.11.2015

How to: Nine Patch Star - 30 Days of Sewing Quilt Blocks - Star Version!

Alrighty friends! It's time for star block number 10! One, third of the way through these star quilt block tutorials.
Today's quilt block is the Nine Patch Star.


Cutting:
This block will finish at 12"x12" square

White fabric:
4- 4 7/8"x4 7/8" squares
(Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of these.)
1- 4 1/2"x4 1/2" square

Gray fabric:
2- 4 7/8"x4 7/8" squares

Pink fabric:
2- 4 7/8"x4 7/8" squares

Sewing:
Place one white and one pink 4 7/8"x4 7/8" square right sides together.
Sew 1/4" on both sides of the diagonal draw line.
Cut on the draw line.
Press toward the dark fabric.
Repeat, make a total of four pink and white half square triangle blocks.
Repeat the same process with the 4 7/8" gray squares, make a total of four gray and white half square triangle blocks.
Sew one pink and white half square triangle block, one gray and white half square triangle block and one pink and white half square triangle block.
Press.
Make two units exactly the same.
Sew one gray and white half square triangle block, one white 4 1/2" square and one one gray and white half square triangle block.
Press.

Sew the three rows together.
Press.

Now, to make this into a 96"x96" quilt you'll need the following fabrics:
Gray fabric:
2 5/8 yards

White fabric:
6 yards

Pink fabric:
2 5/8 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. Certainly am enjoying this series. Thanks for taking the time!

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