Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Scrap Stars

star blocks
8.5 inches
After making Whirligig, I had a large stack of "waste" HSTs (half-square triangles). The technique is explained in this PDF by Bonnie Hunter.

I sized the HSTs to 2.5 inches, selected some squares from the 4.5 inch scrap bin and made some star blocks to be used for another Quilt of Valor.

8 comments:

  1. Wow - those look great. I have a bunch of leftover HST that size from several past quilts. Now I have another idea of how to use them.

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  2. Another good way to make use of those leftovers! It amazes me how much "waste" is reusable in smaller squares,etc., to make other blocks.

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  3. Hum, another clever use of scraps. Finished square is 8"? Maybe I should be looking at my left over triangles again. Of course, I need to finish my current projects before I get lost in something new! This will be a great QOV quilt.

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  4. Nancy You are a Star. The stars are lovely

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  5. Impressive! I love how you incorporate "scraps and waste" into so many of your projects. They are so cohesive in color and beautifully put together, we'd have no idea without your explanations!

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  6. I see another Quilt of Valor in your future. LOL

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  7. One can never have too many patchwork stars.

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