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Friday, July 6, 2012

Let's All Sew Together
Welcome to our Summer Star Sew Along
Join us each Friday in July and August to
create a cute little summer star quilt.
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First I am going to give you the basic instructions
for cutting and pieceing the star points. You will
need to use these instructions each Friday to construct
 this portion of your star block. Let's get started.
If you are using one of our kits
fabrics pictured are for demonstration only.
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Cut the following:
Four 1-1/2" squares from fabric A
One 3-1/4" square from fabric A - cut twice diagonally
Four 1-7/8" squares from fabric B cut once diagonally
Using the photo above construct four flying
geese to make the eight points of your star.
 Layout will be as shown above.
Center of star will be
different each week and will fit
 right in the middle.
Week One Center
Cut two 2" squares from light
Cut two 2" sqaures from medium
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- Draw a diagonal line on wrong side of
light squares.
- Pair up medium and light squares and sew
1/4" on each side of line. Cut on line, press
- Square up half square triangle to 1-1/2"
- Piece half sqaure triangles using photo.
- Block will be 2-1/2" unfinished.
- Piece star block and square to 4-1/2"