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Six-Pointed Star Wall Hanging

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Use this easy star quilt pattern to make large wall quilts in bright colors. The Six-Pointed Star Wall Hanging is patterned so that printed hexagons and solid triangles make up interlocking six-pointed stars that share points in a tessellated design.

Six-Pointed Star Wall Hanging
This image courtesy of www.accuquilt.com

Project Type: Make a Project

Quilt Size: 30 inches wide x 36.5 inches long

Time to complete: A week or two

Primary Technique: Pieced

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

For more star quilt ideas, check out our list of 29 Star Quilt Patterns: Free Block Designs and Quilt Ideas.

MATERIALS:

  • Fabric 1—3⁄8 yard
  • Fabric 2— 1-1⁄4 yard
  • Fabric 3—1⁄4 yard
  • Fabric 4—7⁄8 yard (includes binding)
  • Backing—1-1⁄4 yard
  • Batting—36" x 42"
  • AccuQuilt Go! fabric cutter
  • AccuQuilt GO! Equilateral Triangles (55079)
  • AccuQuilt GO! Hexagon 2", 3", 5" (55011)
  • AccuQuilt GO! Strip Cutter 2-1⁄2" (55017 or 55014)
  • AccuQuilt GO! Strip Cutter 1-1⁄2" (55024)


CUTTING DIRECTIONS:

Fabric 1:

  • Cut 20—5" hexagons

Fabric 2:

  • Cut 38—5" hexagons

Fabric 3:

  • Cut 4—1-1⁄2" strips across the width of fabric (WOF) for inner border

Fabric 4:

  • Cut 88—2-1⁄2" equilateral triangles
  • Cut 4—2-1⁄2" strips across the WOF for outer border
  • Cut 4—2-1⁄2" strips across the WOF for binding


SEWING DIRECTIONS:

  1. Lay out five Fabric #1 hexagons, two Fabric #2 hexagons and 12 Fabric #4 equilateral triangles for one row as shown in photo.
     
  2. Pin and sew one equilateral triangle to the upper right “corner” of Fabric #1 hexagons and the left Fabric #2 hexagon, right sides together, centering triangle over hexagon edge so edges align.

    Six Pointed Star Wall Hanging
     
  3. Pin and sew one equilateral triangle to the lower left “corner” of Fabric #1 hexagons and the right Fabric #2 hexagon.

    Six-Pointed Star Wall Hanging
     
  4. Pin and sew diagonal seams together matching points to complete row.

    Six Pointed Star Wall Hanging
     
  5. Make four rows.
     
  6. Lay out six Fabric #2 hexagons and 10 Fabric #4 equilateral triangles for one row as shown in photo.
     
  7. Pin and sew one equilateral triangle to the upper right “corner” of five hexagons.
     
  8. Pin and sew one equilateral triangle to the lower left “corner” of five hexagons.

    Six Pointed Star Wall Hanging
     
  9. Pin and sew diagonal seams together matching points to complete row.
     
  10. Make three rows.
     
  11. Lay out and sew six Fabric #2 hexagons and five Fabric #4 equilateral triangles for one row as shown. Make two rows for top and bottom of quilt.

    Six Pointed Star Wall Hanging
     
  12. Lay out rows for quilt center.
     
  13. Pin and sew rows together, matching seams. Press seams open.
     
  14. Allowing for 1⁄4" seam allowances, mark a line connecting the points on the equilateral triangles of all four sides of the wall hanging with a yardstick as shown. Trim on line.

    Six Pointed Star Wall Hanging
     
  15. Add Fabric #3, 1-1⁄2" strips for inner border. Press seams toward inner border.
     
  16. Add Fabric #4, 2-1⁄2" strips for outer border to complete wall hanging. Press seams toward inner border


QUILTING & FINISHING:

  1. Layer batting between wall hanging top and backing.
     
  2. Pin or baste layers together.
     
  3. Model was machine quilted with an all-over design.
     
  4. Add binding, mitering corners.



 

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