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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Discover the "crazy" way of making stars-no precise matching points and no paper piecing. Just layer fat quarters, cut through all of them at once, and shuffle the deck to easily create stunning...

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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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Careful color placement in the hourglass units in this table topper results in a pink pinwheel at the center of each block. Before cutting your fabric, experiment with graph paper and colored...

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The vivid red points jump off the quilt while the muted gold points recede to form a single Friendship Star. A four-in-one print from the Happy Campers collection by American Jane for Moda Fabrics...

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Play with scale and include small and medium prints in a cute table topper. This three-color version uses fabrics from the Rhythm & Blues collection from Red Rooster Fabrics.

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Opposites attract attention on this mostly black-and-white batiks throw. A splash of red in the sashing and border accents the quilt perfectly!

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The border blocks center squares and the large open spaces surrounding the center star are a perfect place to showcase medium- and large-scale prints.

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Fusible web makes this appliqué project a fast and easy one to complete. Choose vibrant colors and sassy prints to make it an eye-catching addition to your decor.

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The deliberate placement of light, medium, and dark prints creates the strong diagonal effect between the star blocks in this wall hanging. Dark reds and browns from Heather Mulder Peterson's...

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The Antique Americana collection from RJR Fabrics steals the show in this Lone Star wall hanging. A two-color collage of vintage postcards provides an unexpected background in the LeMoyne Star...

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This rich, dark table runner makes a great housewarming gift that comes together quickly. To duplicate it, use the navy and burgundy fabrics from the Briarcliffe collection for Timeless Treasures...

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Blend retro prints from the Groovy Geos collection for Timeless Treasures with solid black. When you’re making a quilt with busy prints, the use of a solid sashing fabric helps give the eye a...

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Gather up all the polka dot prints you can find, then combine them to make a bright and colorful throw.

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Flannel quilts are just the right weight to carry to an outdoor event or curl up with by the fireplace, making them the ultimate cover-ups for cool fall days. Designer Peggy Kotek sprinkled 25...

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Get starstruck with free quilt patterns that highlight Star blocks. Use red, white, and blue for a Fourth of July quilt. Or choose traditional Christmas colors for a holiday wall hanging. Star...

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