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Alexandra's Stars

by Petra Prins
Alexandra's Stars by Petra Prins
65" x 81"

September 14, 2011 following corrections were made:

Quilt picture was adjusted
Fabric  Requirements
33064-2 Red = 5/8 yard (NOT 1/2 yard) for binding


The project has been corrected on the website. If you have an older version, please note the following corrections:

Size of the quilt is: 65" x 81" (NOT 66 " x 79 ")
On page 1:
Fabric Requirements:

Fat Quarter (NOT Fat Eighths) each for star points:

yard (NOT Fat Quarter) each for star corners and triangles:

From the border fabric, 33063-2, cut carefully, referring to photo:
Two 7" x 77" strips for center and Two 6" x 77" strips for each side and trim to fit (NOT Four 7" x 72") strips.
Two 4" x 68 " (NOT 67") strips for top and bottom border and trim to fit.
Use what is left for fussy cutting in the middle of the star blocks.
Cut eighteen 3 " x 3 " squares.

Cut from the red tone on tone fabric 33064-2 for the setting and corner triangles:
Eight 14" x 14" (NOT 13" x 13") squares twice diagonal for 30 setting triangles image 1.

On page 2:
Six 7 " x 7 " (NOT 6 7/8" x 6 7/8") squares once diagonal for 12 corner triangles image 2

For the 9" (NOT 12") star blocks
Cut from the different light fabrics 33067-3 / 33068-3 / 33061-3 / 33064-3
thirty six 4 " x 4 " (NOT 4" x 4") squares twice diagonal (image 1) for a total of 144 triangles and
seventy two 3 " x 3 " (NOT 3 3/8"x 3 3/8") squares.
Cut from the different blue fabrics 33062-1 / 33064-1 / 33066-1 / 33065-1
thirty six 4 " x 4 " (NOT 4" x 4") squares twice diagonal (image 1) for a total of 144 triangles

Omit the following:
Make 3 borders with the red triangles and the star blocks.
Sew together with the 7" borders.
Replace with:
Sew three strips with the setting triangles and star blocks.
Join together with two 7" wide border strips (see color picture of quilt)
Sew 6" wide remaining strips to the sides
.

Sew the 4" (NOT 3") top and bottom borders on to the quilt.

Quilt as you please.

Use the yard red tone on tone 33064-2 for the binding.
Make 18 star blocks.

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