Try your hand at the Scrappy Star quilt block!

Scrappy star tutorial

Are you interested in quilting and seeking for a creative and functional quilt block pattern?
There is no need to look past the Scrappy Star quilt block!

With the help of this endearing and whimsical pattern, you can make a lovely quilt out of your leftover fabric scraps that is guaranteed to turn heads.

This block utilizes various fabrics for the background and plain white for the star.

It’s the perfect design to use up small scraps of fabric left over from other projects or to display a vibrant collection of scraps from your stash.

I hope you like it!

Cutting directions

  • 1 white square, 3 1/2” x 3 1/2”
  • 8 scrappy strips, 2” x 5”
  • 4 scrappy squares, 5” x 5”
  • 8 white squares, 2” x 2”

Finished size

12″ x 12″.

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  1. Absolutely love this one, ..Thank you Teresa…….a keeper! Warm wishes, Elizabeth


  2. Love this block! Since you’ve named it Scrappy, I wonder if it would look good wit totally scrappy bits and pieces??!! Patchwork quilts are my fave and I’d do it with every quilt if I could ! Lol
    Thanks! Carla


  3. Teresa, this is a very nice block and also so easy to do. I’m thinking of presents under the tree at Christmas. I believe this will make a pleasant place mat for the Christmas table. The size is perfect. Must make a few. Thanks for another pretty stash buster!


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