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Christmas Themed Rising Star Quilt Block

Janet Wickell

Christmas Rising Star Quilt Block

I think a Christmas theme is a perfect match for the Rising Star quilt block, but feel free to give it any look you desire.

The quilt block finishes at 12" x 12" and features a star within a star. You'll need four fabrics to make a quilt block like the illustration, but you can create a scrappier block by simply using different background fabrics for the center and large stars.

Rising star quilt blocks look good with sashing sewn between them, or alternated with a simple quilt block, such as a four-patch Snowball (corner triangles would stretch down to meet the edges of the block's corner squares). Take a look at the pattern for A Joyous Celebration for an example of Snowballs sewnnext to typical Evening Star quilt blocks.

Fabrics

Medium to larger scale poinsettia print for small star block center: (1) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" square

Dark green Tone on Tone print for small star tips: (8) 2" x 2" squares

Red and gold print for large star tips: (8) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" squares

Background fabric for large star: (4) 3-1/2" x 6-1/2" rectangles; (4) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" squares

Background fabric for small star: (4) 2" x 3-1/2" rectangles; (4) 2" x 2" squares

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