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Quiltsmart Lone Star

Quiltsmart Lone Star

Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and forget everything you know about making a Lone Star quilt. Now imagine a new method that has no angles to measure and no templates. And imagine that this amazing technique gives you perfect corner matching and nice flat sections. Oh yes, imagine fast and easy, too.You can stop imagining now!
On this page, we present a simple overview of the technique.  The pictures below show a 4 fabric, 4 column (4x4) diamond section.  Larger sizes are made using a 6 fabric, 6 column (6x6) diamond section.

 

1. Cut

 

      Cut star fabrics into rectangles.  Trim interfacing

2. Fuse 

Place and fuse fabric #1 to the interfacing.

 3. Place and Stitch 

             

Pin and stitch fabric #2 crosswise with right sides together

 

4. Flip and Fuse 

 

Flip and fuse fabric #2

5. Repeat 

             

Repeat for the remaining fabrics

6. Trim and Assemble

                    

Trim diamond sections, add triangles, and assemble top

 

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