Saturday, 2 October 2010

This is the reverse side of G12 (Variation 2) hopefully you can see how I constructed this block from the picture.  I paper foundation pieced the outside making a frame which included the points of the star which are at 12,3,6 and 9 o’clock, then I reverse appliqued the other star (points facing to the corners).


It was a bit tricky making the frame as I had to make the 4 corner triangles (2 pieces) then the 4 sides (4 pieces) then attach part of the side to the triangle, making sure not to sew into the seam allowance of the side piece, then I pressed the seam allowance under, pinned a square of the fabric to cover the gap, flipped it over and attached it.  I sewed the points first to keep it even, then the remainder.

I hope this makes sense, maybe I should have made little tags to point to the relevant part.


  1. I love seeing how you've done your block. Very neat work.

  2. I'm looking at this block in complete awe. Oh my, such incredible work, do pat yourself on the back.

    I think I'll keep on with knitting!

    Sending care and huggles to you, dear Pip, along with the Mister and gorgeous Cody,

    Michelle xxx (Zeb is asleep, kind of moan/mumbling away to himself)

  3. Thank you Pip this is very clear and helpful. I will do mine the same way.

    Happy stitching


  4. wow, this one looks realy tricky. Worth it for the finished block though, awesome!


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