Some of the best loved quilts are Star Quilts. Stars have been a popular motif in traditional quilting through out history, and continue to be popular in contemporary and modern quilting.There are hundreds of star blocks listed in The Encylopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns compiled by Barbara Brachman.
Benefits of a Star Quilt
- Star Quilts are popular traditional and contemporary quilts
- Star Quilts can be made with a variety of block patterns from a simple Sawtooth Star, 9 patch Star and LeMoyne Star or 8 Pointed Star to the whole quilt being a STAR with a Lone Star Quilt.
Tools and Supplies for Star Quilts
You'll need the following to make your Star Quilts:
- Basic Sewing Supplies
- Rotary cutter, ruler and self healing cutting mat
- Sewing machine
What I Wish I Knew When I Started making Star Quilts
Perfect Piecing is important as there are points and corners to match up for the best results.