Starry Quilt Pattern

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The Starry quilt pattern would look great with any decor.

The Starry quilt pattern uses a repeat of the Twisted Star quilt block to make a dazzling design. Fun and easy to make, the finished quilt will measure about 40 inches square. Download the two-page Starry quilt pattern as a PDF to print out the pattern. You'll need to enlarge the quilt block at 125%.

To make the Starry quilt pattern:


Make 16 blocks, and stitch them together in 4 rows of 4 blocks. Add border. Finished size is about 40 inches square.

To make the Twisted Star quilt block:

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. This quilt block looks dazzling no matter what fabric you choose.


A: Cut 4, and cut 4 from reverse pattern and contrasting fabric. B: Cut 4 (cut on straight of grain where indicated by arrow). C: Cut 1.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. A charming vintage fabric pattern works well for this block.


Stitch A to B, then stitch reverse A to other side of B. Stitch short end of reverse A to short end of A. Make 2. Stitch B to A, then stitch AB to C. Stitch A to other side of C, and stitch B to other side of A. Stitch rows together to complete square.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. A floral print is another excellent option.

To finish the quilt, select your favorite border from the Quilt Borders page. Like this quilt block? It is part of the Hearts, Bars & Shooting Stars quilt design. Love the star theme? Make a quilt from our Star Quilt Patterns.

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Mimi Shimp offers quilting classes both nationally and in Las Vegas, where she owns her own quilting business, Quiltime. She is the author of Twelve Days of Christmas, Stolen Moments, The Garden Club, Hearthside Hangings, More Hearthside Hangings, and numerous patterns. Her quilts have been featured in Quilting Today and The Quilter magazines. Shimp also designs and makes quilt samples for quilting fabric manufacturers.