Block 80 – Heartstring Star

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The paper piecing makes the small slivers of fabric crisp and clean. It is very geometric. You can get the pattern for the pieced block over at the Splendid Sampler or you can preorder the book. Just a reminder that the patterns will only be available for free for two weeks after the Sampler finishes.

Here’s how I quilted it using the open toe free motion foot on my Juki F600:

  • Nexus Maze in the center square
  • Stitch in the ditch around the center block, the triangles forming the star and the stripes of each triangle
  • Stippling in the grey outer areas of the block
  • Stitch the border design like the other blocks.

The royal blue fabric on the back highlights the quilting.

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Until Next Time!

Diane Signature1

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