Pattern: Moonlight Star

About this Quilt

Finished Size : Finished Block Size 12″ x 12″

Designed By : GERRI ROBINSON

Designed by GERRI ROBINSON

Moonlight Stars: FREE Classic One-Block Bed Quilt Pattern

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Moonlight Stars: Quick Classic One-Block Lap Quilt Pattern
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Cutting Instructions

Cream print

1 square 4½˝ x 4½˝
6 squares 2 7/8˝ x 2 7/8˝
20 squares 2½˝ x 2½˝

Medium blue print

4 squares 4½˝ x 4½˝
6 squares 2 7/8˝ x 2 7/8˝

Making the Block

1. Draw diagonal line on wrong side of cream 2 7/8˝ square. Referring to Diagram I, place marked square on medium blue 2 7/8˝ square, right sides together. Sew ¼˝ seam on each side of marked line; cut apart on marked line. Open and press to make 2 pieced squares. Make 12.

Moonlight Star: FREE Quilt Block Pattern

2. Stitch together 3 pieced squares and 1 cream 2½˝ square (Diagram II) to make corner square. Make 4.

Moonlight Star: FREE Quilt Block Pattern

3. Draw diagonal line on wrong side of cream 2½˝ square. Referring to Diagram III, place marked square on medium blue 4½˝ square, right sides together, aligning raw edges. Stitch on drawn line; trim away and discard excess fabric. Open and press. Repeat on remaining corners to make side square. Make 4.

Moonlight Star: FREE Quilt Block Pattern

4. Sew corner squares, side squares, and cream 4½˝ square together (Diagram IV) to make Moonlight Star Block.

Moonlight Star: FREE Quilt Block Pattern

The Moonlight Stars lap quilt is patterned in the August/September 2013 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts.

Moonlight Stars: Quick Classic One-Block Lap Quilt Pattern