**Four Patch Variable Stars Quilt Block**

**Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block** (precise 1/4″ seam allowance):

**Plum:** Cut ONE (1) 3 1/2″ square.
**Plum:** Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Blue:** Cut ONE (1) 3 1/2″ square.
**Blue:** Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Green:** Cut ONE (1) 3 1/2″ square.
**Green:** Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Barn Red:** Cut ONE (1) 3 1/2″ square.
**Barn Red:** Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Yellow:** Cut EIGHT (8) 2″ squares.
**Yellow:** Cut TWO (2) 4 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square.
**White:** Cut EIGHT (8) 2″ squares.
**White:** Cut TWO (2) 4 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square.

**Four Patch Variable Stars Quilt Block Diagram**

**Four Patch Variable Stars Variation Quilt Block**

**Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block** (precise 1/4″ seam allowance):

**Blue:** Cut EIGHT (8) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Blue:** Cut ONE (1) 2 1/2″ square.
**Green:** Cut EIGHT (8) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Green:** Cut ONE (1) 2 1/2″ square.
**Purple:** Cut EIGHT (8) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Purple:** Cut ONE (1) 2 1/2″ square.
**Turquoise:** Cut EIGHT (8) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Turquoise:** Cut ONE (1) 2 1/2″ square.
**Yellow:** Cut EIGHT (8) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**Yellow:** Cut TWO (2) 4 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square.
**White:** Cut EIGHT (8) 2 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square.
**White:** Cut TWO (2) 4 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square.

**Four Patch Variable Stars Variation Quilt Block Diagram**