**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
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