Saturday, December 31, 2011

Carpenter's star

Earlier this year, I had plans to make a king sized quilt.  I wanted to enlist the help of my bees but didn't want to violate any copyright rules.  So, I modified a pattern from Quilter's Cache to make an 18 inch block that was FQ-friendly (one solid and two prints).  And I would love to share the pattern with you :)  Please note that this is a FREE pattern, so the instructions may not be perfect.  If you come across any significant errors, please let me know.  I'd love to see what you make, so please add them to the SEWandSoQuilts Flickr group

CLICK HERE FOR THE PATTERN

20 comments:

  1. Thanks for the pattern, Cherie. I have been stalking the quilt kit for Swoon on sale at FQS but have not taken the plunge. This looks like a nice design that still utilizes fat quarters but allows more white space, I like it. Can't wait for our bee to start! Happy New Year!

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  2. I like your cutting illustrations!

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  3. looks great Cherie! :) Thanks for the pattern!

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  4. Loved making this, Cherie! Great pattern!

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  5. I love that it finishes at 18" - I need a pillowtop that size and this will be WONDERFUL - thank you so much for going through the trouble of making a pattern to share!

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  6. this is terrific! thanks for sharing!

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  7. Thanks so much for your work on this pattern! I am very excited to try it out!

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  8. Thanks for the pattern! I love Swoon and have done one, but wanted to try a Carpenters Star too. And finishing at 18" is perfect.

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  9. I love this block! thank you for the directions.

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  10. I just made this block using your tutorial - fantastic! I think I like it better than Swoon (sssshh, don't tell anyone!)

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  11. Thanks for the great pattern, can't wait to try it :)

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  12. thank you for the pattern it looks like a fun star to make.

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  13. I am using your block pattern for my online bee group, Let's Bee Together because I just LOVE it!! I'm just getting ready to send fabric out, but hopefully my Bee members will be posting some pictures on our blog ( http://letsbeetogether2.blogspot.com/ ) if you care to follow along to see what is being created!

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  14. Have you seen this pattern anywhere as a 12.5 inch block? Thanks!

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    1. Here is a 24" that you could devide in 1/2 and get what you need! http://www.quilterscache.com/C/CarpentersWheelBlock_Page2.html

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  15. I used your pattern to make a wall hanging, thanks for sharing! http://www.quiltsofafeather.com/2014/01/fuck-cancer-quilt.html

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  16. Thank you for the tutorial of the pattern.

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  17. Thank you for this fantastic tutorial.My in house sewing group are making this for a members 70th Birthday quilt. Do pop on over to my blog to check it out. I wont be writing about it until her Birthday in late May. I'll try and remember to send you a reminder.

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