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Combine four Blazing Star blocks for a striking wall hanging. By using prints with metallic stripes, the star points seem to radiate light. Fabrics are from the Maestro collection by Kathy Hall...

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Metallic glints in the Asian-inspired fabrics add subtle sparkle to this throw-size quilt, which combines fusible appliqué with three sizes of hourglass blocks. Fabrics are from the Oriental...

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Alternate blocks to create the illusion of squares set on point. If you want the blocks to stand out, choose complementary colors for blocks A and B. Fabrics are from the Enchanted Rainforest...

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Just two blocks—a star block in two colorways and an hourglass block that gets rotated—team up in a wall hanging. Florals, prints, and a stripe from Floral Melody by Ro Gregg for ...

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For a quick-to-make baby quilt, set off eight star blocks with vertical-print sashing strips. Strips fussy-cut from a border print make up the top and bottom middle border. Fabrics are from...

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Far from a typical flower appliqué quilt, this project uses big prints, abstract floral patterns, and muted, nontraditional colors to make the throw appear as if it were painted. Fabrics are from...

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Hand-piece a table runner using Six-Pointed Stars. Or, if hand stitching is not your forte, slowly machine-piece the pieces, making sure to take special care to start and stop sewing at the...

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A playful palette of citrus colors—orange, green, and yellow—brings a summery look to this wall hanging. Careful placement of triangle-squares produces pairs of star blocks. Fabric are from the...

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Make a splash with a nautical-theme crib quilt. Stitched in pink prints and rose polka dots, this baby quilt will make a great gift for any baby girl. Nautical-theme prints from the Baby Love...

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Colorful sashing unlocks a subtle pattern of stars in blocks pieced from low-contrast fabrics. Fabrics are from the Summer Soireé collection by Paula Prass for
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Floating stars flank a center star surrounded by Flying Geese units in a quilted table runner. All the stars pop off a dark background and are surrounded by a pieced border. Fabrics are from the...

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A festive framework for Starry Lane blocks results in a bright wall hanging. Fanciful orange, red, and yellow prints from Julie Paschkis’ Folklorica collection for...

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Make a patriotic tabletop quilt featuring stars and stripes prints from the American Patriot collection by Faye Burgos for Marcus Fabrics...

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Replicate these chocolate brown stars in pieced cream backgrounds or feature your favorite lights and darks. A blue ombré inner border and red print stars in the sashing pick up the flecks of blue...

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Frame a single beautiful block in fabric. A mitered a middle border enhances the effect. Use Jinny Beyer’s Hermitage collection for RJR Fabrics to achieve the serene, evening-garden palette.

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The bright kid’s quilt is an evening sky of bright stars featuring the Wynken, Blynken, & Nod collection by Possibilities for Quilting Treasures. For more impact at the corners, fussy-cut 6"...

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With clever fabric placement in each star block in a graphic, gift-worthy table runner, quilt tester Laura Boehnke created the illusion of diagonal stripes. The black-and-white batiks are from...

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Sew a bright wall hanging using lime green, pink, orange, purple, and brown prints from the whimsical Fandango collection for Henry Glass & Co. With careful fabric selection, you can highlight...

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Put your light and bright scraps to work using the Buckeye Beauty unit. This version showcases the Midwest Modern 2 collection by Amy Butler for Westminster.

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Red and blue stars team up in a patriotic wall quilt that incorporates red, navy, cream, and olive green reproduction prints. Fabrics are from Jeanne Horton's American Spirit 1880-1910 collection...

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For this table runner, begin with a monochromatic palette of browns from the Serenity collection by Daiwabo for Maywood Studio. Then add cool blues to give the quilt a serene feel.

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Bold and bright prints in the setting triangles and border draw attention to the perimeter of this playful, five-block wall hanging. Fabrics are from the Phoebe collection by Wendy Slotboom for...

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Fussy-cut seasonal designs from a panel print to use in a sweet baby quilt. Fabrics are from Aunt Martha’s Busy Kitties collection by Mary Ann Henderson for ...

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A subtle Irish Chain design and stand-out star blocks combine for on this wall quilt. Fabrics are from the Artisan collection from Timeless...

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On this 44"-square quilt, a black print frames a quartet of blocks. All fabrics are from Kim Diehl's Country Haven collection for Henry Glass & Co.

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