• Edyta

Stardust

Updated: Jun 23

As the weather gets cold, I can’t help but think of the first ‘Stardust‘ that is just around the corner.

This little, cute snowflake image has been featured in two of our patterns, Stardust and Sleigh Bell Trio. I grabbed our beautiful, blue “Perfect Union” collection, Stardust pattern, Aurifil 2310 thread, and Stardust templates and am ready for some scrap flurries in my sewing room.

Start by cutting strips in blue following the pattern.

Edyta’s Tip: I’ve found that the “Perfect Union” Jelly Roll gives me a great variety of colors.

From the light fabric, cut your triangles using Template A

and cut your diamonds using Template B.

Now cut your small triangles using Template C.

Select two large blue strips and two small light strips.

Sew them into strip sets offsetting as instructed in the pattern. Push the seam allowance towards the blue.

From the strip sets, cut units D and E using your ruler and the 60o line as a guide.

Sew unit D to the left side of small Triangle C.

Notice how I position my piece.

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Using one corner of Template A. Press and trim your unit.

Sew unit E to the right side of small Triangle C.

Don’t forget to pin it

and press.

Edyta’s Tip: I absolutely love to use my little, wooden press for this step.

Again, trim using a corner of your Template A.

Add the previous units to the Diamond B background.

Now the fun begins! We’re going to add a 1″ strip to previous unit as shown above.

Again, our large Triangle A template will work well for trimming.

Place the template right over the unit. Use your rotary to trim the extra blue fabric. Repeat to make 6 units.

Lay out all units into your snowflake formation.

Sew into two halves.

Sew halves together and press. Now it’s snowing!

Looking for a quick, weekend project? Maybe it’s your first time quilting? Or maybe you’ve run out of room in your closet for more quilts? Check out our Sleigh Bell Trio Table Runner as an option.

But I bet you, once you’ve made your first few flakes, you won’t be able to stop! Soon that flurry will be snowballing into a full quilt!

Looking for more snowflake options? Be sure to check out our Aspen quilt!


Happy Quilting! Edyta