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Shoofly Stars Tabletop Quilt

Create a tabletop quilt using Shoofly units and Sawtooth Star blocks. For a scrappier look, use a variety of prints for the rectangles in the Flying Geese units and the corner squares. Fabrics are from Jennifer Young’s Modern Mix collection for Benartex.


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Assemble Quilt Top

1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out Sawtooth Star blocks, brown print sashing rectangles, and brown print sashing strip in three vertical rows.

2. Sew together pieces in each block row. Press seams toward sashing rectangles.

3. Join rows to make quilt center. Press seams toward sashing strip.

4. Sew short brown print border strips to opposite edges of quilt center. Add long brown print border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward border.