Pattern: Amish Star

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Pattern: Amish Star


Amish Star

Skill Level BEGINNER

Finished Size 12″ x 12″

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Cutting Instructions

Gold print
… 4 squares 2 7/8″ x 2 7/8″
… 8 squares 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″
… 4 rectangles 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″
… 1 square 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

Navy solid
… 8 squares 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″
… 4 squares 2 7/8″ x 2 7/8″
… 4 rectangles 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

Assembly Instructions
Step 1. On wrong side of 2 7/8″ gold print fabric, draw diagonal line with the marking tool of your choice. Layer square with 2 7/8″ navy square, right sides together. Sew 1/4″ seam on each side of marked line; cut apart on marked line. Press open to make pieced squares (Diagram I). Make 8 pieced-squares.

Step 2. Using Diagram II as a placement guide, sew 2 pieced squares to 2 navy 2 1/2″ squares. Make 4 total.

Step 3. Draw diagonal line on wrong side of gold print 2 1/2″ square. Referring to Diagram III, place marked square on navy rectangle, right sides together, aligning raw edges. Stitch on drawn line; trim away and discard excess fabric. Press open. Repeat on opposite end to make pieced rectangle. Make 4.

Step 4. Using Diagram IV as a guide, sew pieced rectangle to gold print rectangle. Make 4.

Step 5. Using Assembly Diagram as placement guide, sew units together to make rows. Sew rows together to make Amish Star Block.

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