Amelia’s Star Quilt – Free Pattern

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Make the Amelia’s Star quilt with this free pattern!

Amelia’s Star Quilt

Amelia's Star quilt
60″ x 60″
by Emily Cross

Fabric Requirements

Background – 2⅓ yards
Red – 1 yard
Navy – 1 yard
Sky Blue – 1 yard
Light Blue – ¼ yard
Binding – ½ yard

Cutting Instructions

(42″ usable fabric assumed)

From the background fabric, cut:
(1) 20½″ x 20½″
(4) 20½″ x 10½″
(16) 10½″ x 10½″

From the red fabric, cut:
(4) 20½″ x 10½″
(4) 5½″ x 5½″

From the navy fabric, cut:
(8) 10½″ x 10½″

From the sky blue fabric, cut:
(4) 20½″ x 10½″
(4) 5½″ x 5½″

From the light blue fabric, cut:
(4) 5½″ x 5½″

Assembly

Flying Geese

Mark the wrong side of a background 10½″ square in half diagonally once. Lay the marked square right sides together with a red 20½″ x 10½″ rectangle, oriented as shown below. Sew on the marked line. Trim a ¼″ seam and press.

Repeat on the other side with another marked background 10½″ square.

Unit measures 20½″ x 10½″ unfinished. Make 4 background/red Flying Geese units.

Repeat the same process to make 4 navy/sky blue Flying Geese units measuring 20½″ x 10½″ unfinished.

Sew a background/red Flying Geese unit to the to a navy/sky blue Flying Geese unit, oriented as shown below.

Repeat to make 4 Double Flying Geese units measuring 20½″ x 20½″ unfinished.

Corner Patch Units

Mark the wrong side of a red and a light blue 5½″ square in half diagonally once. Lay the marked squares right sides together with a background 10½″ square, oriented as shown below. Sew on the marked lines. Trim ¼″ seams and press.

Repeat to make 4 Corner Flip units measuring 10½″ x 10½″ unfinished.

Sew a background 10½″ square to a Corner Flip unit, oriented as shown below. Press and then sew a 20½″ x 10½″ rectangle to the top.

Repeat to make 4 Outer Corner units measuring 20½″ x 20½″ unfinished.

Center Flip Unit

Mark the wrong sides of the sky blue 5½″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay the marked squares right sides together with a background 20½″ square, oriented as shown below. Sew on the marked lines. Trim ¼″ seams and press.

Make 1 Center Flip unit measuring 20½″ x 20½″ unfinished.

Row A

Arrange 2 Corner Patch units and a Double Flying Geese unit, as shown below. Sew into a row.

Amelia's Star quilt

Row A measures 20½″ x 60½″ unfinished. Make 2.

Row B

Arrange 2 Double Flying Geese units and a Center Flip unit, as shown below. Sew into a row.

Amelia's Star quilt

Row B measures 20½″ x 60½″ unfinished. Make 1.

Quilt Assembly

Arrange the rows as shown below. Sew the rows together to complete the quilt top.

Amelia's Star quilt

Quilt measures 60½″ x 60½″ unfinished. Quilt as desired and bind using your preferred method.

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Karen piecequilts

Thank you Emily. Great pattern to practice FMQ and ruler work on my Q20