This week’s paper piecing star is a easy, fun one…
The straight star is another relatively simple 8 inch star block…using just 28 pieces none of which are weirdly shaped or angled. A PDF copy of the pattern I used can be found here….straight star pattern.
I used a random selection of green stripes from my scrap bag… but I think you could get some interesting effects with this star by carefully placing the dark and light pieces. The effect of a whole quilt with this block would be fabulous I think, so it has been added to my “To Do” list.
Tune in next week for another fun 8 inch star….
17 thoughts on “Straight Star…paper piecing Monday”
ooh! I really like that one… Your black and white print fabrics are amazing!
Thanks Yanic…. black and white is just such a versatile blender that I have collected LOTS and LOTS over the years. You might have noticed I love black and white with a pop of colour!
I really want those text prints!
I am addicted to them too… both Alison Glass’s Text prints and Carolyn Friedlanders texts. I wish I had bought more when I had the chance!
So striking! Are all these green stars going into one quilt? I can’t wait to see it!
All the green blocks will end up in the same quilt. I am not sure how I will put them together, I usually work that out when all the blocks are done lol!
You really do have an enviable collection of greens! And beautifully lavish use of botanical black & white prints…
I am not a big green fan but I have a decent stash of greens for some reason. They need to be used!
Gorgeous block! Love your greens and the way they play so well together 🙂
I just love this paper piecing pattern, I will copy it off and work it soon as I can get to it.. I just love the greens however if I want anyone I know to love it, I’ll have to use more agreeable colors in their quilts.. lol, Some people just have no taste, I love the greens.. wow! they pop!
Thanks for sending this pattern out to me. I want to get started on it yesterday… wow, wow, wow!
I enjoy seeing every new star you make!
Oh, now there’s another quilt on my someday list!! =)
Beautiful – the greens really do pop nicely against the black and whites.
So pretty- it’s easy to imagine a ton of possibilities.
What an amazing star can’t wait to get sewing again, I’ve had to stop for a few week as I had surgery so I’ve been knitting can’t bare not to be creating Quilty hugs
I hope you are healing well. I know the frustration of not being able to create because of injury…but it will not be long before you are back to quilty creating.
I love everything about this! So beautiful<3 The green really pops!