Video tutorial: Scrappy star quilt block

This is a great little block you can make with fabric scraps. Or you can use your charm squares as well.

How to make an scrappy star block

Learn in 2 minutes:

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.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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Scrappy star quilt block - video tutorial


  1. Love the tutorial! I am a beginners as in, really, really a beginner! Do you have a tutorial in written form? I know it is a lot to ask, but a beginner like me needs a 1, 2, 3. Thank you so much for your posting, as it is such a great encouragement!


  2. Susan, great to see you’re taking up this beautiful hobby. Unfortunately I don’t have any written instructions for this block.


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