Thursday, August 27, 2015

Sawtooth Star Block Tip

This is a sawtooth star block. There is a formula to make the star in any size and easily figure all the pieces you need to cut.

You will need 8 little squares and 1 big square from the dark fabric. From the light fabric, you will need 4 rectangles and 4 little squares.

The formula for the little squares from both fabrics is the same: Take your desired finished block size, divide it by 4, and then add .5" for seam allowances.

For the long sides of the rectangles: Take the desired finish block size, divide it by 2, and then add .5". To get the length of the short sides, use the same formula as for the little squares.

The formula for the one big square is the same as the formula for the long sides of the rectangles. After you have made the flying geese blocks for the star points, these are your squares:

Thanks for reading!

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