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Celestial Orbs


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Skills Needed

  • Curved Piecing

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Pattern Details

Paper pieced stars in the centers combine with gentle curves to create a show-stopping quilt that makes accuracy easy! Solids combined with bright prints create a clean modern look, but this quilt would be equally lovely in an array of traditional fabrics. The design is inspired by the traditional Robbing Peter to Pay Paul quilt block. The pattern includes 2 sizes, a 2x2 block mini quilt and a 5x5 block lap-sized quilt. This pattern assumes knowledge of basic paper piecing techniques. For a free downloadable tutorial visit Previous experience with curved piecing is not necessary! You will receive: -Instructions on cutting, piecing, and binding, including curved piecing necessary in this pattern. -Full-size templates on 8½" x 11" paper -Coloring pages for mini and lap quilt sizes SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 28½" x 28½" mini quilt 65" x 65" lap quilt

Recommended with this pattern

  • Star point fabrics: ⅛ yard of 8 different fabrics, or 32 scraps 2"x5¼" (mini) | ⅛ yard of 5 fabrics in each of 8 colors (40 total), one 40-piece jelly roll, or 200 scraps 2"x5¼" (lap)
  • White solid: ⅔ yard (mini) | 3½ yards (lap)
  • Gray solid: ⅝ yard (mini) | 3¼ yards (lap)

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Flying Parrot Quilts
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I'm Sylvia Schaefer, and I love creating fresh modern designs, often from traditional blocks. My background is in environmental science and oceanography, and I love combining this with my love of sewing by creating quilts that convey some aspect of science, yet are still beautiful to look at. I'm Craftsy's 2017 Quilt Designer Fellowship winner—see more of my quilts on my blog (