Amelia’s Star Units – Quilt Along 2020

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It’s the second week of the Amelia’s Star Quilt Along, the June quilt for Quilt Along 2020. Last week we pulled and cut our fabric. This week we’re making the Amelia’s Star units!

For 2020, we’ve collected 12 of our most popular quilt patterns. We’ll make a quilt a month and cover the creative process from selecting colors and fabrics, piecing and assembly tips, and quilting ideas to help you finish your quilt. Click Here to check out the quilts so you can pick which ones you want to make in 2020! June’s quilt is Amelia’s Star.

Amelia’s Star Schedule

Over the next few weeks, we’ll make our Amelia’s Star quilts. Check out the schedule below.

And you can click here to find all of Quilt Along 2020 in one place.

Amelia’s Star Quilt Along 2020

60″ x 60″

by Emily Cross

Amelia’s Star Units

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.

The Pattern

If you like to have the pattern at your fingertips before starting, we’ve got you covered.

Click Here for the FREE Amelia’s Star pattern.

In addition to the free pattern, we’ve written a special Amelia’s Star ePattern you can purchase and download instantly!

The Amelia’s Star ePattern features easy-to-follow instructions for the 60″ x 60″, 80″ x 80″ and a 100″ x 100″ quilt. There are more ways than ever to make your quilt special with the Amelia’s Star ePattern.

June Giveaway

Each month you’ll have the opportunity to enter to win a fun quilting prize. The month the prize is a fat quarter bundle from P&B Textiles.

(Bundle will differ from bundle shown.)

Enter below!

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Join the fun!

Get involved with a community of quilters in the AQS Project Parade Facebook group to show off your creations and chat with fellow quilters. Use the hashtag #QuiltAlong2020 and tag us @aqsonline on Instagram so we can share your quilts!

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