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Planet Patchwork Block of the Month, 2010-2011
Oh, My Stars

Section 8

June 2011

(A) Black
Cut 2 squares 3 7/8", cut once diagonally
(C) Red
Cut 4 squares 3 1/2"
(E)
Purple
Cut 1 square 3 1/2"
(F) Blue
Cut 2 squares 3 7/8", cut once diagonally

Assembly & Block Construction of Calico Star
1. Sew (1) one (A) Black HST and (1) one (F) Blue HST together as shown in Diagram 1.
2. Referring to diagrams sew the rows together as shown.
3. Repeat (3) three more times for a total of (4) four HST units.
4. Measurement check  Block should measure 9 1/2








Section 8 Filler Stripe Section
(Make one 3 1/2" x 9 1/2" block)

(B) Green
Cut 1 square 3 7/8", then cut once diagonally
(E) Purple
Cut 1 square 3 7/8", then cut once diagonally
(F) Blue
Cut 1 square 3 7/8", then cut once diagonally

1. Sew one (1) Green (B) HST to one (1) Blue (F) HST.  See diagram 1 for placement.
2. Press and set aside.
3. Sew one (1) Purple (E) HST to one (1) Green (B) HST. 
4. Press set aside.
5. Sew one (1) Purple (E) HST to one (1) Black (A) HST. 
6. Sew blocks together as shown in Diagram 2..
7. Press and your block is complete.
8. Measurement check - block should measure 3 1/2" x 9 1/2" square.
9. Sew the Filler Stripe Section to the top of the Calico Star. Press and set aside.
10. Section should measure 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" 

Section 8 Tree
(Make one 6 1/2" x 12 1/2" block)
(A) Black
Cut 4 rectangles 3  1/2" x 4 1/2"
Cut 2 rectangles 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" 
(B) Green
Cut 2 squares 4 1/2" x 6 1/2"
(D) Yellow
Cut 1 rectangle 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" 

1. Lay one (1) Blue (F) rectangle on the left hand side of one (1) Green (B) 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangle.
2. One the back of the Blue (F) rectangle draw a line from the upper right corner to the lower left corner. Sew on the line.
3. Trim and press. See diagram 1 for placement.
4. Repeat Steps 1 thru 3 for right hand side. Press and set aside.
5. For the tree trunk sew the following together: Black (A), Yellow (D), Black (A) rectangles together as show in diagram 3.
6. Referring to diagram 4 sew the units together.
7. Measurement check - block should measure 6 1/2" x 12 1/2" square.



Section 8 Small Filler Block Section
(Make one 2 1/2" x 12 1/2" block)

(A) Black
Cut 2 squares 2 1/2"
Cut 1 square 2 7/8", cut once diagonally

(D) Yellow
Cut 3 squares 2 1/2"

(E) Purple
Cut 1 square 2 7/8", cut once diagonally

1. Sew one (1) Black (A) HST to one (1) Purple (E) HST.  See diagram 1 for placement.
2. Referring to diagram sew the blocks together as follows: Yellow (D), Black (A), Yellow (D), Black (A), Yellow (D) and the HST block.
3. Press and your block is complete.
4. Measurement check - block should measure 2 1/2" x 12 1/2" square.

Section 8 Large Filler Block Section 
(Make one 3 1/2" x 12 1/2" block) 
(C) Red
Cut 2 squares 3 1/2"
(E) Purple
Cut 2 squares 3 1/2"

Assembly & Block Construction of the Large Filler Block Section 
1. Referring to the diagram sew the block together as shown.
2. Measurement check block should measure 3 1/2" x 12 1/2"
3. Press and sew this unit to the right hand side of the Tree block.
4. Measurement Check - Block should measure 9 1/2 x 12 1/2" square.

Assembly for Section 8
Finished block size is 12" x 20"
Referring to the color photo sew your blocks together as follows

1. Sew the blocks remaining blocks together as shown in the diagram.
2. Press and your section is complete.
3. Check your measurement.  This block should measure 12 1/2" x 20 1/2".


 

 

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