Project #9, Patti Oakley from Batiks by Design

Welcome Patti! Visit Patti’s blog here

 

Roxanne’s Star

Designed by Roxanne Ferguson for Batiks by Design

 

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Block size: 6? finished
Fabric and Cutting Requirements:
• Colored Scrappy Fabrics:
o Cut 8 – 6 ½? x 2? pieces from various scraps
o Cut 4 – 3 ½? x 3 ½? squares from scraps, mark diagonal line
• Neutral Colored Fabrics:
o Cut 8 – 6 ½? x 2? pieces from various scraps
o Cut 4 – 3 ½? x 3 ½? squares from scraps, mark diagonal line
Please read all directions before starting.
1. Take 2 colored scraps (6.5? x 2.0? pieces) and sew together with a ¼? seam.
Repeat 3 more times with remaining scraps.
2. Repeat above with neutral scraps.
3. Take a 3 ½? neutral square and place it on top of the colored strips. Place so
that the diagonal line goes from the upper left to lower right. See diagram
below.

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4. Sew on diagonal line. Trim to ¼?. Press.
5. Repeat 3 times.
6. Take a 3 ½? color square and place it on top of the neutral strips. Place so
that the diagonal line goes from the upper left to lower right.
7. Sew on diagonal line. Trim to ¼?. Press.
8. Repeat 3 times.
9. Press.
6.5 inches
10. Sew a dark and light rectangle together with triangles at opposite ends as
shown.
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11. Sew 4 blocks together, turning them to make either a neutral star or colored
star (as shown).

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Sample of quilt –

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6 Responses to “Project #9, Patti Oakley from Batiks by Design”

  1. Rachel Says:

    Patti, thank you. This is easy for a beginner to follow and a terrific looking block. Thank you Cotton Spice for the opportunity.

  2. Tara B Says:

    This is an interesting star. I love stars and think I may have to work through this block – but in reds…

  3. candi Says:

    Thanks very much. I love Cotton Spice!

  4. Susan Says:

    Very pretty! I could never get all those points to meet so nicely!

  5. Kristi Says:

    Wow – that’s really nice.

  6. E Ann H. Says:

    I’m starry eyed about this project! It combines two of my favorites: star blockks and puzzle blocks. I was delighted to find the white stars hidden in the patchwork.

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