Sunday, November 24, 2013

Designing with the Snow Star Block

When you put multiple Snow Star blocks together, you get a kaleidoscope effect with a secondary star that seems to float behind the white star.

The image above shows a setting without sashing.  When you add sashing and cornerstones, you create a a more complex secondary star image, as shown below.

Changing the use of fabric colors in the sashing and cornerstones will also change the design.

A simple table runner design might look like this:

Wouldn't this be a pretty quilt for displaying a collection of snow people?

Tired of blue and white?  Here's what a child-sized quilt might look like using bright kid prints.

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