**Swing Star Quilt Block**

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

**Yellow:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 3/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. Will yield TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the results of the Blue 6 3/8″ square which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese.)**Yellow:**Cut ONE (1) 3 7/8″ square. (This is the center of this quilt block. It is paired with the Lt. Blue 3 7/8″ squares.)**Lt. Blue:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the Yellow 3 7/8″ square in the center of this quilt block. They are also paired with the results of the Blue 6 3/8″ squares.)**Teal:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 3/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. Will yield TWO (2) triangles per square. (These triangles are paired with the Yellow/Blue Flying Geese.)**Blue:**Cut ONE (1) 6 3/8″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. Will yield FOUR (4) triangles. (These triangles are flanked by the results of the Yellow 3 3/4″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese.)**Blue:**Cut ONE (1) 6 3/8″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. Will yield FOUR (4) triangles. (These triangles are paired with the Lt. Blue

3 7/8″ squares in the center of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the White 3 7/8″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Snowball Corners. They will also be the FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the White 3 7/8″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Snowball Corners. They will also help create the FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block.)

**Swing Star Quilt Block Diagram
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**Swing Star Quilt**

**Sew TWELVE (12) “Swing 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.**

**Swing Star Variation Quilt Block**

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

**Yellow:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 3/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. Will yield TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the results of the Lt. Blue 6 3/8″ square which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese.)**Yellow:**Cut ONE (1) 4 3/8″ square. (These triangles will flank the Lt. Blue 3″ square in the center of this quilt block which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square.)**Lt. Blue:**Cut ONE (1) 3″ square. (This is the center of this quilt block. It is flanked by the results of the Yellow 4 3/8″ square which will create ONE (1) Square in a Square.)**Lt. Blue:**Cut ONE (1) 6 3/8″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. Will yield FOUR (4) triangles. (These triangles are flanked by the results of the Yellow 3 3/4″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese.)**Lt. Blue:**Cut ONE (1) 6 3/8″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. Will yield FOUR (4) triangles. (These triangles are paired with the Blue

3 7/8″ squares in the center of this quilt block.)**Blue:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the Square in a Square in the center of this quilt block. They are also paired with the results of the Lt. Blue 6 3/8″ square.)**Teal:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 3/4″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. Will yield TWO (2) triangles per square. (These triangles are paired with the Yellow/Blue Flying Geese.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the White 3 7/8″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Snowball Corners. They will also be the FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block.)**White:**Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the White 3 7/8″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Snowball Corners. They will also help create the FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block.)

**Swing Star Variation Quilt Block Diagram
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**Swing Star Variation Quilt**

**Sew TWELVE (12) “Swing 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.**