This is the ninth block in the Mysteries Down Under quilt.
This is a quick and easy classic block perfect for beginners. Use highly contrasting fabrics for best results. This block is perfect for fussy cutting too. Choose a beautiful prints and feature a portion of the fabric in the centre of the star.
Check out all the quilt variations at the end of the video.
How to make a friendship star quilt block
Download Mysteries Down Under quilt pattern
This block belongs to the Mysteries Down Under quilt. You can get the template as a PDF download together with the rest of the quilt pattern.
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My book Turnabout Patchwork
“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.
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Now that my publisher is going out of business I have bought the rights to publish my book. Now you can download individual chapters. Each digital download is a bundle with 4 quilt patterns in it.
As well as the instructions and fabric needs to make the blocks you’ll find a section on quiltmaking basics at the end of the pattern that discusses:
- Squaring up blocks
- Assembly and quilting