Star quilt patterns are favorites with many quilters. There’s just something about the way the blocks seem to twinkle, and about the strong geometry of the patch shapes, that gives a special feel to a starry quilt design. That’s why I think you’ll love this week’s Friday Freebie, a lap size quilt pattern with lots of star power. Here’s Star Bright, adapted from a quilt designed by Edna Freeman in the 1930s:
And here is Edna’s original quilt, also a lap size but with much smaller (4″) blocks. It is patterned in the new September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting:
The scrappy fabrication accounts for a lot of this quilt’s appeal, so dig deep in your stash to make your own version of Star Bright. Download the free Star Bright 8″-block lap quilt pattern here. It’s a Friday FREEbie!