Har­vest Star

Make this quilt into a ta­ble top­per or a wall hang­ing. It’s your choice.

Quilters World - Autumn Colors - - Contents - DE­SIGNED & QUILTED BY TRI­CIA LYNN MALONEY

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• 1 fat eighth each blue tonal, small

acorn print and or­ange leaf print • 1 fat quar­ter each green and or­ange tex­tures and or­ange tree print

• 2/3 yard brown tex­ture

• 2/3 yard cream tonal

• 7/8 yard cream leaf print

• Back­ing to size

• Bat­ting to size

• Thread

• Ba­sic sew­ing tools and sup­plies

CUT­TING

From blue tonal:

• Cut 1 (41/4" x 20") strip.

Sub­cut strip into 4 (41/4") squares. Cut each square in half on 1 di­ag­o­nal to make 8 A tri­an­gles.

From small acorn print:

• Cut 2 (21/2" x 20") strips.

Sub­cut strips into 14 (21/2")

K squares.

From or­ange leaf print:

• Cut 2 (21/2" x 20") strips.

Sub­cut strips into 11 (21/2")

K squares.

From green tex­ture:

• Cut 1 (41/4" x 20") strip.

Sub­cut strip into 4 (41/4") squares. Cut each square in half on 1 di­ag­o­nal to make 8 F tri­an­gles. • Cut 2 (21/2" x 20") strips.

Sub­cut strips into 11 (21/2")

K squares. From or­ange tex­ture:

• Cut 1 (81/4" x 20") strip.

Sub­cut strip into 2 (81/4") squares.

Cut each square on both di­ag­o­nals to make 8 H tri­an­gles. • Cut 1 (21/2" x 20") strip.

Sub­cut strip into 7 (21/2") K squares.

From or­ange tree print:

• Cut 2 (41/4"x 20") strips.

Sub­cut strips into 6 (41/4") squares. Cut each square in half on 1 di­ag­o­nal to make 12 B tri­an­gles. • Cut 1 (21/2" x 20") strip.

Sub­cut strip into 7 (21/2") K squares.

From brown tex­ture:

• Cut 1 (41/4" by fabric width) strip. Sub­cut strip into 6 (41/4") squares.

Cut each square in half on 1 di­ag­o­nal to make 12 E tri­an­gles. Cut 1 (21/2" by fabric width) strip.

Sub­cut strip into 10 (21/2") K squares. • Cut 5 (21/4" by fabric width) bind­ing strips.

From cream tonal:

• Cut 1 (81/4" by fabric width) strip. Sub­cut strip into 2 (81/4") I squares and 4 (51/8") D squares. Cut each I square on both di­ag­o­nals to make 8 I tri­an­gles.

• Cut 1 (71/2" by fabric width) strip.

Sub­cut strip into 4 (71/2") J squares. • Cut 1 (41/4" by fabric width) strip. Sub­cut strip into 8 (41/4") squares.

Cut each square in half on 1 di­ag­o­nal to make 16 C tri­an­gles.

From cream leaf print:

• Cut 5 (5" by fabric width) strips.

Trim 2 strips to make 2 (5" x 321/2") L strips. Set aside re­main­ing strips for M. •

COM­PLET­ING THE QUILT

1. Sew A to B along the di­ag­o­nal to make an A-B unit as shown in Fig­ure 1; press. Re­peat to make a to­tal of four A-B units. 2. Re­peat step 1 to make eight

C-F units and four each A-C and

C-E units, again re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 1. 3. Join four A-B units as shown in Fig­ure 2 to make the cen­ter unit; press. 4. Se­lect and join one each C-E and A-C unit, and two C-F units to make a cor­ner unit as shown in Fig­ure 3; press. Re­peat to make a to­tal of four cor­ner units.

5. Sew two each B and E tri­an­gles to D to make a side unit as shown in Fig­ure 4; press. Re­peat to make a to­tal of four side units. 6. Sew a side unit be­tween two cor­ner units to make a row as shown in Fig­ure 5; press. Re­peat to make a sec­ond row. 7. Sew the cen­ter unit be­tween two side units to make a row as shown in Fig­ure 6; press. 8. Join the rows to com­plete the star unit as shown in Fig­ure 7; press. 9. Sew I to H as shown in Fig­ure 8; re­peat to make four H-I units. Re­peat to make four re­verse H-I units, again re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 8. 10. Sew an H-I and re­verse H-I unit to J to make a cor­ner tri­an­gle as shown in Fig­ure 9; press. Re­peat to make a to­tal of four cor­ner tri­an­gles. 11. Sew a cor­ner tri­an­gle to each side of the star unit to com­plete the quilt cen­ter as shown in Fig­ure 10; press. 12. Se­lect and join 14 as­sorted K squares to make two side bor­der strips; press. Sew th­ese strips to op­po­site sides of the quilt cen­ter; press.

13. Se­lect and join 16 as­sorted K squares, plac­ing a small acorn print square on each end of the pieced strip; press. Re­peat to make a sec­ond pieced strip. Sew th­ese strips to the top and bot­tom of the quilt cen­ter; press.

14. Sew an L strip to the top and bot­tom of the quilt cen­ter; press.

15. Join the M strips on the short ends to make a long strip; press. Sub­cut strip into two 5" x 411/2" M strips.

16. Sew the M strips to op­po­site sides of the quilt cen­ter to com­plete the quilt top; press.

17. Cre­ate a quilt sand­wich re­fer­ring to Quilt­ing Basics on page 110.

18. Quilt as de­sired.

19. Bind re­fer­ring to Quilt­ing Basics on page 110 to fin­ish.

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