Quilt Blocks 

Judys Star Quilt Block

Learn how to make, cut and piece basic quilt blocks

Judys Star Quilt Block

Quilt Block 2 -

Judys Star Quilt Block


  • From your dark fabric, cut:
  • - two 4 7/8" squares, then cut in half to create half square triangles (see example below)
Half Square Triangle Block

From your background fabric,  cut:

  • - one 5 1/2" square, then cut twice diagonally to make four quarter square triangles (see example below)
  • - and four 4 1/2" squares for corners.
Quarter Square Triangle Blocks

From your medium fabric,  cut:

  • - one 5 1/2" square,then cut twice diagonally to make four quarter square triangles (as in previous step)
  • - and one 4 1/2" square for the centre of the block.

Sew one background triangle to one medium color triangle as shown in the diagram at the top of this page.

  • Repeat three times.

Sew the two triangle unit to one large dark fabric triangle as shown in the diagram at the top of this page.

  • Repeat three times.


Lay your block out as shown above, and sew the top three units together to make row 1

  • - press seams away from middle. Sew the middle three units together to make row 2
  • - press seams toward middle.

And the bottom three units make row 3

  • - press away from middle.

Matching seams, sew your rows together.

Finished with Judys Star Quilt Block? Return to "Learn to Quilt"

Or go to "Dresden Plate Block"

Or Return "Quilts"

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