Two different blocks are used to assemble the Harvest Star quilt pattern, a variation of the popular Ohio Star quilt block and quarter square triangle alternate blocks. The example is sewn in fall harvest shades, but the quilt is suitable for any fabrics you would like to use.
Finished Quilt Block: 12" x 12"
Finished Quilt Size: 72" x 96"
You can adjust the finished size of the quilt by changing border width, adding more borders, or doing away with the borders entirely.
Quilting Fabrics & Other MaterialsAvoid directional prints for half square and quarter square triangle units.
Dark green for star corners: 7/8 yard
Red for star tips and outer border: 2 yards (more needed for one-piece, lengthwise grain borders)
Brown for quarter square triangle units: 1-1/4 yard
Black for quarter square triangle units: 1-1/4 yards
Light neutral for star background: 1-5/8 yards
Warm, golden-brown for inner border and star block centers: 1-5/8 yards (more needed for one-piece, lengthwise grain borders)
Outer binding is shown in this fabric, but requirements are listed separately, below.
Backing 6-3/8 yards (Quilt Backing Instructions)
Batting approximately 88" x 112"
Binding approximately 360 running inches to finish at 1/4" or 1/2" wide (Quilt Binding Strip Instructions)