# Star Power: Solitaire Star Quilt Block & Solitaire Variation Quilt Block

**Solitaire Star Quilt Block**

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

**Red:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 3/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the result’s of the White 7 1/4″ squares for the FOUR (4) Flying Geese for this quilt block.)**Red:**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. (All of these will be triangles will be paired with the result’s of the all of the White 4 1/4″ squares to create FOUR (4) Quarter-Square Triangles for the center portion of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 1/2″ squares. (These will be sewn into all FOUR (4) corner’s of this quilt block.)**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. (All of these will be triangles will be paired with the result’s of the all of the Red 4 1/4″ squares to create FOUR (4) Quarter-Square Triangles for the center portion of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut ONE (1) 7 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These will be flanked by the the result’s of the Red 3 3/4″ squares to create FOUR (4) Flying Geese for this quilt block.)

**Solitaire Star Quilt Block Diagram
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**Solitaire Star Quilt
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**If you make TWELVE (12) “Solitaire Quilt Blocks,” you will end up with the quilt top pictured above. The size will be 36″ x 48″ finished, 36 1/2″ x 48 1/2″ unfinished.**

**Solitaire Star Variation Quilt Block**

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

**Blue:**Cut FOUR (4) 4 1/2″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square. (FOUR (4) of these triangle’s will be paired up with the result’s of FOUR (4) White 4 1/2″ squares to create the FOUR (4) Quarter-Square Triangles for the center portion of this quilt block. The remaining EIGHT (8) triangles will be paired with the result’s of the White 4 1/2″ squares and will flank the result’s of the White 7 1/4″ square to create FOUR (4) Flying Geese for this quilt block.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 1/2″ squares. (These will be sewn into all FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 4 1/2″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square. (FOUR (4) of these triangle’s will be paired up with the result’s of FOUR (4) Blue 4 1/2″ squares to create the FOUR (4) Quarter-Square Triangles for the center portion of this quilt block. The remaining EIGHT (8) triangles will be paired with the result’s of the Blue 4 1/2″ squares and will flank the result’s of the White 7 1/4″ square to create FOUR (4) Flying Geese for this quilt block.)**White:**Cut ONE (1) 7 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These will be flanked by the the result’s of the Blue 4 1/4″ squares and the White 4 1/4″ squares to create FOUR (4) Flying Geese for this quilt block.)

**Solitaire Star Variation Quilt Block Diagram
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**Solitaire Star Variation Quilt
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**If you make TWELVE (12) “Solitaire Variation Quilt Blocks,” you will end up with the quilt top pictured above. The size will be 36″ x 48″ finished, 36 1/2″ x 48 1/2″ unfinished.**

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