Thursday, July 3, 2014

Friendship Quilt Block Pattern for YOU to Make and Share

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Friendship JULY !Quilt Block Pattern
I have to say this is one of my favorite blocks, mine is machine pieced, hand quilted and framed 

how to make a friendship star quilt block pattern

For a refresher on how to's for Square or Triangles

Cutting is for ONE quilt square


Cut 1 Center Pattern Color - 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Cut 4 Background Squares 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Cut 2 Background Points 1 7/8" x 1 7/8"
Cut 2 Points Pattern Color - 1 7/8" x 1 7/8"
Make Triangles
how to make a friendship star quilt pattern

Piece together the triangles - lay out design

how to make a friendship star quilt

Sew together to form rows, remember use 1/4" inch seam allowance

friendship star quilt pattern how to

Sew the row together


To finish the block
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Cut 2 Background 3 1/2" x 2" Sew to the top and bottom of the block.




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Cut 2 Background 6 1/2" x 2" Sew to the sides of the block


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Press well, trim to fit your picture frame 
you can add batting to the back and quilt now, or just frame.


I machine pieced and hand quilted






















making a friendship star quilt

The reason for the different colors - An Old Ladies moment...
I forgot to take the pictures of the blue one as I was sewing.





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