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

**Treasure Star Quilt Block**

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

**Rust:**Cut TWO (2) 2 3/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the White 3 1/2″ square in the center of this quilt block. They’ll create ONE (1) Square in a Square as needed to sew it together.)**Rust:**Cut TWO (2) 2 3/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These triangles are paired with the results of the Rust 4 1/4″ squares. They’re also paired with the Orange 2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles. Then they’ll flank the results of the Orange 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**Rust:**Cut TWO (2) 5 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You’ll end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square. (These triangles are paired with the results of the Rust 2 3/8″ squares. They’re also paired with the Orange 2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles. Then they’ll flank the results of the Orange 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**Orange:**Cut FOUR (4) 2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles. (These rectangles are paired with the results of the Rust 4 1/4″ squares. They’re also paired with the results of the Rust 2 3/8″ squares. Then they’ll flank the results of the Orange 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**Orange:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These triangles are flanked by the results of the Rust 2 3/8″ squares. They’re also flanked by the results of the Rust 5 1/4″ squares. As well as being flanked by the Orange 2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**White:**Cut ONE (1) 3 3/8″ square. (This is the center of this quilt block. It’s flanked by the results of the Rust 2 3/8″ squares, which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square, as needed to sew it together.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 3/8″ squares. (These are the FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the results of the Rust 2 3/8″ squares, which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)

**Treasure Star Quilt Block Diagram
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**Treasure Star Quilt**

**Sew TWELVE (12) “Treasure Star Quilt Blocks” to end up with the quilt top pictured above. The size will be 36″ x 48″ finished & 36 1/2″ x 48 1/2″ unfinished.**

**Treasure Star Variation Quilt Block**

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

**Dk. Blue:**Cut TWO (2) 2 3/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the White 3 1/2″ square in the center of this quilt block. They’ll create ONE (1) Square in a Square as needed to sew it together.)**Dk. Blue:**Cut TWO (2) 2 3/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These triangles are paired with the results of the Blue 4 1/4″ squares. They’re also paired with the White 2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles. Then they’ll flank the results of the Blue 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**Dk. Blue:**Cut TWO (2) 5 1/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You’ll end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square. (These triangles are paired with the results of the Dk. Blue 2 3/8″ squares. They’re also paired with the White 2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles. Then they’ll flank the results of the Blue 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**Blue:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These triangles are flanked by the results of the Dk. Blue 2 3/8″ squares. They’re also flanked by the results of the Dk. Blue 5 1/4″ squares. As well as being flanked by the White 2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**Blue:**Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These are the FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block. They’ll be flanked by the Blue/White Quarter-Square Triangles as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**Blue:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These triangles are paired with the White 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Quarter-Square Triangles, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**White:**Cut ONE (1) 3 1/2″ square. (This is the center of this quilt block. It’s flanked by the results of the Dk. Blue 2 3/8″ squares, which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square, as needed to sew it together.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles. (These rectangles are paired with the results of the Dk. Blue 4 1/4″ squares. They’re also paired with the results of the Dk. Blue 2 3/8″ squares. Then they’ll flank the results of the Blue 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**White:**Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the results of the Dk. Blue 2 3/8″ squares, which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)**White:**Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These triangles are paired with the Blue 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Quarter-Square Triangles, as needed to sew this quilt block together.)

**Treasure Star Variation Quilt Block Diagram
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**Treasure Star Variation Quilt**

**Sew TWELVE (12) “Treasure Star Variation Quilt Blocks” to 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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