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Paper Piecing Pattern #222 Celestial Star
Finished block size: 12 inch, 18 inch, 24 inch
This is for a PDF pattern.
A beautiful and highly versatile pattern. All the designs in the picture are created from the exact same pattern. Use the included coloring pages to help you create the design you want to make. Celestial Star is the newest pattern in my collection. The Celestial Star Collection bundles three pattern sizes for a discounted price: 12 inch, 18 inch and 24 inch finished size blocks. Or purchase them individually.
Follow along with the Celestial Star Quilt along, to read all my tutorials and tips on how to successfully complete this pattern, as well as combine a number of blocks for an entire quilt! You can find the schedule and all the posts here: http://fromblankpages.blogspot.com/2014/07/celestial-star-quilt-along-schedule-and.html. You can see all the blocks I made for my Celestial Star Quilt (shown in the last photo) here: http://fromblankpages.blogspot.com/2014/09/celestial-star-qal-all-12-blocks.html
:: Basic Instructions about this pattern
:: Pattern pieces for the size purchased (12 inch, 18 inch, 24 inch, or all three in the Collection)
::Cutting templates for each size
:: Border pattern pieces
:: Cutting templates for border pieces
:: 5 pages of coloring pages (includes single block, block on repeat and the block with the border. A great way to plan your design before cutting into your fabrics.)
Check out this post for paper piecing instructions: http://fromblankpages.blogspot.com/2014/07/celestial-star-qal-paper-piecing.html
Cutting Templates are a great way to reduce fabric waste when paper piecing. They also speed up the process, and are a super easy way to fussy cut your fabrics! Learn more about cutting templates here: http://fromblankpages.blogspot.com/2014/07/celestial-star-qal-cutting-fabric.html
If you have any questions or comments feel free to email me at fromblankpages [!at] gmail.com.
Please share what you make! Link up your project or block on Instagram use hashtag #fbppatterns, or link up on my blog: http://fromblankpages.blogspot.com/2014/01/share-your-projects-event.html
** You may sell items made with this pattern on a small handmade scale. Please include in all descriptions, "Pattern is Celestial Star by Diane Bohn" so that others can find and enjoy this pattern as well. All rights reserved. Do not copy, alter, redistribute, or sell this pattern in any way without written consent.
People have asked how I create so many blocks with just one pattern. Here are some blog posts I wrote as part of the QAL that will hopefully help you out:
This post talks about color and value. These are important to pay attention to in order to create a design that pops! Or not pop, if that's not what you are going for. :) It also shows how I used the coloring pages to come up with designs. http://fromblankpages.blogspot.com/2014/07/celestial-star-qal-color-design.html
This post talks about design and shows each of the blocks I created. You should be able to use these pictures for reference, and can transfer them to the coloring pages at the end of the pattern. I also share how I used value for picking fabric. http://fromblankpages.blogspot.com/2014/07/celestial-star-qal-fabric.html