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Planet Patchwork Block of the Month, 2009-2010
Moonlight Dancers

Dancing Star

January 2010

 

Dancing Star
(12" finished block, Make one block)

(A) Black
Cut 2 squares 6 7/8", cut once diagonally

(C) Red
Cut 1 square 7 1/4", cut twice diagonally

(D) Yellow
Cut 1 square 7 1/4", cut twice diagonally
You will have 2 QST left over

(E) Purple
Cut 1 square 7 1/4", cut twice diagonally
You will have 2 QST left over

Assembly & Block Construction of the Dancing Star


1. Sew one (1) Red (C) quarter square triangle to one (1) Purple (E) quarter square triangle. See diagram 1 for placement. Repeat one more time for a total of 2 units.

2. Press. Your block should measure 6 1/2.

3. Sew one unit from step 1 to one (1) Black (A) half square triangle. Refer to diagram 2 for placement. Repeat for the remaining unit.

4. Sew one (1) Red (C) quarter square triangle to one (1) Yellow (D) quarter square triangle. See diagram 3 for placement. Repeat one more time for a total of 2 units.

5. Press. Your block should measure 6 1/2.

6. Sew one unit from step 1 to one (1) Black (A) half square triangle. Refer to diagram 4 for placement. Repeat for the remaining unit.



Assembly

Sew the rows together as shown in diagram.

Press and YOUR block is complete.

Block should measure 12 1/2" square.

2010 By Diane designs For personal use only.


 

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