Cut pieces in the order that follows.
To help keep fabrics stable, consider spraying them with starch and pressing before cutting out pieces.
To cut the blue star print diamonds, trim the right-hand edge of a 2-1/2"-wide strip at a 45˚ angle. Rotate the strip 180˚. Cutting parallel to trimmed left-hand edge, cut strip into eight 2-1/2"-wide sections to make diamonds (Diagram 1). Repeat with remaining blue star print strips.
From red star print (fabric A), cut:
2—1-1/2x38" middle border strips
2—1-1/2x36" middle border strips
From blue print (fabric B), cut:
From (fabric C), cut:
From navy-and-gold print (fabric D), cut:
From gold print (fabric E), cut:
2—1-1/4x36" inner border strips
2—1-1/4x34-1/2" inner border strips
From red print (fabric F), cut:
From paisley print (fabric G), cut:
From blue star print, cut:
6—2-1/2x42" strips, cutting each strip into eight 2-1/2" diamonds
From red-and-cream print, cut:
8—5-5/8" squares, cutting each diagonally twice in an X for 32 triangles total
From navy blue print, cut:
5—3x42" strips for outer border
5—2-1/2x42" binding strips