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Updated: Sep 14, 2022

In this lesson we combine all the techniques that were covered in the previous tutorials to make a Big Fancy Star block.

Accurate piecing with ¼ square triangles, the pin trick to align the seams and quilting techniques. We also further explore the QAYG with no sashing method, to join multiple blocks together with a horizontal seam.

This method is perfect for any patchwork quilt that you would like to make QAYG. You can work with separate blocks or join the blocks into rows, columns, or sections before quilting and joining them.

To start with, we make 4 quarter star blocks.

The 4 blocks are then quilted and joined with the no sashing method. As usual there is always lots to see in the fortnightly tutorial, you can check it out in the link below.

It's fun to see our Island Home mystery quilt taking shape!

The tutorials are FREE for everyone to enjoy on YouTube, click on the link at the bottom of the page to watch.

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The 14 page course notes have all the detailed instructions with step by step photos.

How to get the course notes if you are making the quilt:

Pay as you go

The course notes are available to purchase on our website here

Island Home Facebook Members:

Head to the private Facebook group, click on GUIDES to download the course notes.

Please note: Facebook members do not have access to the Island Home members section on our website because we are phasing it out).

Early Bird Members:

Click here. (You must be logged in to our website to access the course notes)

If you are in the Island Home Facebook group, you can also download the course notes there.

We hope that you enjoy our latest episode!

Monica and Alaura xo

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