quilting

Two stars: blazing arrows and duck tracks video tutorial

These aren’t your typical stars but they look great in any quilt.

Learn to make both stars in no time:

Blazing star

Finished block size

Two 12″ x 12″ squares.

Cutting directions

For 2  quarter square triangle unit (you’ll have one left):

  • two squares 7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″  in contrasting fabrics.

For the flying geese units:

  • 2 rectangles, 3 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ in turquoise
  • 2 rectangles, 3 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ in a light floral print
  • 4 squares, 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ in turquoise
  • 4 squares, 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ in a light floral print

For the half square triangles:

  • 2 squares, 4″ x 4″ in turquoise
  • 2 squares, 4″ x 4″ in a light floral print

Duck tracks

Finished size

12″ x 12″.

Cutting directions

In the background fabric:

  • 8 squares, 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″
  • 2 squares, 4″ x 4″

In print A:

  • 2 strips, 3 1/2″ x 6 1/2″

In print B:

  • 2 strips, 3 1/2″ x 6 1/2″

In print C:

  • 2 squares, 4″ x 4″

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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  • On Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder and hashtag #teresadownunder
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Two stars: blazing arrows and duck tracks quilt blocks

2 comments

  1. Thank you Teresa,….these are beautiful blocks. I hope you have a happy and safe Christmas, and I look forward, in the New Year, to all your fabulous tutorials. I appreciate all the hard work that you put into making your videos, and “Thank You” once again. Cheers, Elizabeth

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