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Stars from the Past

Classic LeMoyne Star blocks in reproduction fabrics shine against a blue background. Each block showcases a different fabric combination and color placement for nine distinctive looks. Fabrics are from the Vintage Shirting & Dress Prints 1880–1910 collection by Barbara Eikmeier for Paintbrush Studio.


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Inspired by Ageless Beauty from quilt collector Tara Lynn Baisden of Sew Unique Creations

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



•    7⁄8 yard blue floral (sashing, border)

•    3⁄4 yard total assorted medium and dark prints (blocks)

•    3⁄4 yard total assorted light prints (blocks)

•    3⁄8 yard binding fabric

•    1-1⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    39" batting


Finished quilt: 30-1⁄2" square

Finished block: 6" square


Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.