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Starring Diamonds Wall Hanging

Fussy-cut motifs fill star centers in this bright wall hanging. Standout geometric prints mimic the diamond and hexagon shapes of the pieced quilt center. Fabrics are from the Sunburst collection by Studio 8 for Quilting Treasures.

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Inspired by Make the Cut from designer Wenche Wolff Hatling of Northern Quilts

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

Amounts specified for the first three fabrics in this list are minimums. If you choose to fussy-cut prints, as quilt tester Laura Boehnke did, the yardage needed will depend on your chosen print or pattern.

8—3" squares assorted prints (star unit hexagons)
8—12" squares assorted light to dark prints (star points)
2—12" squares white dot (star unit diamonds)
5⁄8 yard gray dot (star unit diamonds, quilt center background)
1 yard yellow dot (quilt center background, binding)
1⁄4 yard black stripe (inner border)
3⁄4 yard diamond print (middle border)
5⁄8 yard black print (outer border)
2-1⁄2 yards backing fabric
45x61" batting

Finished quilt: 36-1⁄2x53"

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. {C}