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

**Midnight Star Quilt Block**

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

**Navy Blue:**Cut TWO (2) 5 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square. You only need SIX (6) of these triangles for this quilt block. (FOUR (4) of these are paired with the results of the White

5 1/4″ squares & the results of the Green 5 1/4″ squares. Which will create TWO (2) Quarter-Square Triangles for this quilt block. The other TWO (2) are paired with the results of the White 5 1/4″ squares. Which will create TWO (2) Quarter-Square Triangles for this quilt block.)**Green:**Cut FOUR (4) 4 1/2″ squares. (These will be the FOUR (4) corner’s of this quilt block.)**Green:**Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (TWO (2) of these are paired with the results of the White 5 1/4″ squares & the results of the Green 5 1/4″ squares. Which will create TWO (2) Quarter-Square Triangles for this quilt block. The other TWO (2) are paired with the results of the White 5 1/4″ squares which will create ONE (1) Quarter-Square Triangle. It’ll also be the center of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut THREE (3) 5 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square. You only need EIGHT (8) of these triangles for this quilt block. (FOUR (4) of these are paired with the results of the the Navy Blue 5 1/4″ squares which will create TWO (2) Quarter-Square Triangles. TWO (2) of these will be paired with the results of the Green 5 1/4″ squares which will create ONE (1) Quarter-Square Triangle. The remaining TWO (2) will be paired with the the results of the Navy Blue 5 1/4″ squares & the results of the Green 5 1/4″ squares. Which will create TWO (2) more Quarter-Square Triangles for this quilt block.)

**Midnight Star Quilt Block Diagram**

**Midnight Star Quilt
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**If you make TWELVE (12) “Midnight Star 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.**

**Midnight Star Variation Quilt Block**

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

**Aqua:**Cut TWO (2) 5 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 (4) of these are paired with the results of the Purple 5 1/4″ squares & the results of the White 5 1/4″ squares. Which will create FOUR (4) Square in a Square’s for this quilt block. The remaining TWO (2) are paired with the results of the Purple 5 1/4″ squares, which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square & it’ll also be the center of this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 5″ squares. (These are paired with the White 5″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the FOUR (4) corner’s of this quilt block.)**Purple:**Cut TWO (2) 5 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square. (SIX (6) of these are paired with the results of the Aqua 5 1/4″ squares & with the results of the White 5 1/4″ squares. Which will create FOUR (4) Square in a Square’s. The remaining TWO (2) of these are paired with the results of the Aqua 5 1/4″ squares, which will create ONE (1) Quarter-Square Triangle & it’ll also be the center of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut TWO (2) 5″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the Purple 5″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the FOUR (4) corner’s of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of the Aqua

5 1/4″ squares & the results of the Purple 5 1/4″ squares. Which will create FOUR (4) Square in a Square’s for this quilt block.)

**Midnight Star Variation Quilt Block Diagram**

**Midnight Star Variation Quilt
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**If you make TWELVE (12) “Midnight Star 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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