Swirling Star Paper piecing Monday

Today’s block is a very simple block, is really easy to make but really effective…

swirling star quilt blockJust twelve easy pieces and you get a fabulous twisting pin wheel star.  I can definitely see a quilt made out of a larger version of this block…  The free PDF pattern for this 8 inch star can be found here…swirling star

block pieces

This is block 11, if I am counting right.  I need to start thinking about what I want to do with these blocks and how many I need to make.  Usually 12 blocks is enough but as these are smaller blocks I feel I need more… should I make a few more or move onto something else?

12 thoughts on “Swirling Star Paper piecing Monday

    • Helen they are all in the site. You can find them by selecting the free paper piecing tab or by using the search categories function and selecting “paper piecing Monday”. Let me know if you have any problems.

    • It is funny but green is usually a colour I try and stay away from… we have a long family history of disasters surrounding wearing green so I am cautious of it as a colour…but I am loving how fresh it is with the low volume background. I may be slowly getting over my fear of green!

  1. One of the few paper piecing blocks I’ve ever done, and it worked just fine! Yours, of course, is much tidier. I’m looking forward to seeing the green stars all together. In my mind, I’ve been calling this quilt Emerald Stars, because of the beautiful greens…

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