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Sawtooth Star Quilt Block Pattern

Sawtooth Star Quilt Block with 16-Patch Center

Janet Wickell

Sawtooth Star Quilt Block Pattern

Sawtooth Star is one of the most popular traditional quilt blocks you'll encounter, and because the design is so popular, you'll find many variations, including this star with a 16-patch unit at its center.

The star's center unit can be strip pieced or sewn together square-by-square. Star tips are created from quick pieced Flying Geese. Block corners are plain squares.

Sawtooth Stars Fabrics and Cutting

Star tips, dark blue: (4) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" squares

Block corners, med-light blue print: (4) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" squares

Flying Geese backgrounds (same) med-light blue print: 3-1/2" x 6-1/2" rectangles

16-Patch Center, white/blue dots: (8) 2" x 2" squares; blue stripe: (8) 2" x 2" squares

OPTION: For a strip pieced 16-patch center, replace the 2" squares with (2) 2" x 9" strips of each fabric: white/blue dots and blue stripe.

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