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Color Your Stars

Interlocking stars in distinct colors provide ample space to show off your quilting. Fabrics are from the Watercolor collection by Moda Fabrics.

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Inspired by: Simply Bold from designer Krystina Hopkins

Quilt tester: Colleen Tauke

 

Materials

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

 

  • 3⁄8 yard gray print (blocks)
  • 1⁄4 yard yellow print (blocks)
  • 1—14" square each of red, blue, pink, turquoise, black, light blue, and purple prints (blocks, inner border)
  • 1-5⁄8 yards solid gray (blocks, inner border, outer border, binding)
  • 3-1⁄8 yards backing fabric
  • 55"-square batting

 

Finished quilt: 46 -1⁄2" square
Finished block: 10" square

 

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

 

From gray print, cut:

  • 8—5-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 16 small triangles total

From yellow print, cut:

  • 4—7-5⁄8" squares

From red print, cut:

  • 4—5-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 8 small triangles total

From blue print, cut:

  • 3—5-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 6 small triangles total

From pink print, cut:

  • 3—5-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 6 small triangles total

From turquoise print, cut:

  • 3—5-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 6 small triangles total

From black print, cut:

  • 2—57⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 4 small triangles total

From light blue print, cut:

  • 1—7-5⁄8" square

From purple print, cut:

  • 3—5-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 6 small triangles total

From solid gray, cut:

  • 5—3-1⁄2×42" strips for outer border
  • 5—2-1⁄2×42" binding strips
  • 2—11-1⁄4" squares, cutting each diagonally twice in an X for 8 large triangles total
  • 4—7-5⁄8" squares
  • 4—5-1⁄2×10-1⁄2" rectangles
  • 4—5-1⁄2" squares

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