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18 July 2014

Scrappy 8 Point Star Block {30/52}

I was in the mood for a little bit of foundation piecing on the weekend. Do you ever just get into those sorts of “moods”?

I wanted make something which would utilise some of my scrap tub, so I decided that what ever I foundation pieced needed to be scrappy. The end result was this Scrappy 8 Point Star Block, made solely with fabric scraps.






Can you imagine how bright and fun a Scrappy 8 Point Star quilt would look? Little pieces of your favourite fabric scraps, incorporated into a formal block.

If you’d like to have a go at making this block, download the foundation templates HERE.




To make the star, you will need to make 4 x A templates and 4 x B templates.

Once all pieced onto the paper, each A template is joined to the left hand side of a B template. These 4 smaller pieced blocks are then all joined together to create the star block.





I haven’t created a full tutorial for this block, but if you’d like one, please leave a comment and I’ll take photo of each step next time I make a Scrappy 8 Point Star block.

Get into the mood for some foundation piecing and make a block today. If you do, make a Scrappy 8 Point Star Block, please share your pictures in the 52 Week Scrap Challenge Facebook Page. We’d all love to see your work.


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Previous 52 Week Scrap Challenge Projects:
Scrappy Heart Pincushion {Week 1/52}  -  Flutter By Needle Case {Week 2/52}  -  Fabric Covered Jars {Week 3/52}  -Stitch a Dresden Pillow {Week 4/52}  -  Plastic Bag Dispenser {Week 5/52}  -  Life is Better With Friends : Mini Quilt {Week 6/52}  -  Electrical Cord Wrap {Week 7/52}  -  Sunny Mug Rug {Week 8/52}  -  Scrappy Quilted Trivet {Week 9/52}  -  Quilted Fabric Box {Week 10/52}  -  Bloom : Wall Hanging {Week 11/52}  -  Double Tulip Pincushion {Week 12/52}  - My Funny Valentine {Week 13/52}  -  Scrappy Needle Book {Week 14/52}  -  Rice Therapy Eye Pillow {Week 15/52}  - Jolly Table Mat {Week 16/52}  -  Super Scrappy Strip Cushion {Week 17/52}  -  Turnstile Table Topper {Week 18/52}  -  I Heart You : Coaster {Week 19/52}  -  I {Heart} Reading : Bookmark {Week 20/52}  -  Pot Holder Pocket {Week 21/52}  - Flower Garden Cushion {Week 22/52}  -  Scrappy Bunny Mini Quilt {Week 23/52}  -  Best Friend Cushion {Week 24/52}  - Pot Lid Holders {Week 25/52}  -  Scrappy QAYG Quilt {Week 26/52}  -  Another Day, Another Cushion {Week 27/52}Scrappy QAYG Quilt Part 2 {28/52}Odd Sock Bag {29/52}

13 comments:

  1. OK.... I'm up for a challenge! I've not tried foundations piecing but I love your Star Block so much I'm going to give it a go. Thanks for the templates..... hope I can do them justice! :o))

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  2. very cute,thankyou for sharing Anorina.xx

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  3. Love your star block. I've been wanting to try FP for a long time. I think this is the block for me to try - wish me luck! Would love to see you do a tutorial on this one.

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  4. What a great block! I love the black and white centre surrounded by all those bright colours. I have been paper piecing a Chewbacca block. Lots of brown...

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  5. Would love to have a tutorial. Have not tried foundation piecing yet.

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  6. Hi Anorina love this lovely FP scrappy. I have tried my hand at FP but not so good. Would like for you to do a tutorial. Thank you for sharing!

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    1. ditto .. not so great at the first attempt. would love a tute.. thanks so much :)

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    2. I'm away at the moment but will get a tutorial up on my blog in the next few weeks (after the school holidays).

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  7. That is a striking block with the colours you have used

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  8. WOW love this block, great job

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  9. Would love a tutorial .. I have had a go at foundation piecing but it wasn't fabulous :) thank you

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