Starlight – Paper Pieced Templates

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Designed by: Michele Foster
Pattern code: A4A-111
Finished sizes: 6″, 9″, 12″ and 14″
Skill level: Experienced Beginner – Intermediate
Techniques: Paper piecing
Format: PDF file (download, save the file and start sewing instantly) [8 pages]
Price: $10.00 USD

Starlight is a series of paper-pieced templates in finished block sizes 6″, 9″, 12″ and 14″. This is a dramatic star block with umpteen colour and fabric options. There’s no fear of chopping off your beautiful points when joining Starlight blocks, as the star floats in the background fabric. This block first appeared in my Delightful Stars quilt.

Included in the Starlight pattern:

  • Full-size templates to complete blocks that finish at 6″, 9″, 12″ and 14″ square. My templates are already reversed and identify the fabric patch to match the cutting chart.
  • Cutting instructions for each block size. I’m a strong believer in pre-cutting my paper pieced patches. This allows me to enjoy the sewing and not worry about if a patch will fit or not.
  • Detailed instructions, with photos, for completing the Starlight block. It is assumed that you have some experience already with paper piecing.
  • Blank block diagram that you can print and colour with pencils/markers to audition your fabric and colour choices.

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Please note that general instructions on how to paper piece are NOT included with this pattern. If you are new to paper piecing, I suggest my Paper Piecing Tutorial for Beginners booklet.

I do not consider Starlight to be a beginner pattern, as it can be tricky when joining the segments together. However, if you’ve done my six lessons included in my beginner’s tutorial, take your time and you should be just fine completing this block.

Starlight Table Runner

Combine one of each size of the Starlight templates to create your very own beautiful and modern Starlight Table Runner. The table runner pattern is available as a separate download and best of all it is free! You’ll need to purchase the templates from this page to complete.

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Additional Photos

My version for Delightful Stars

My version for Delightful Stars

Completed by: Roberta Johnson

Completed by: Roberta Johnson

Completed by: Eileen Morison

Completed by: Eileen Morison

Completed by: Donna Greene

Completed by: Donna Greene

Diane Updike chose to create a table runner using three of the largest blocks.

Diane Updike chose to create a table runner using three of the largest blocks.

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Be sure to add the free Starlight Table Runner pattern to your order.

This quilt design, tutorial and photos are copyright Michele Foster of Aiming for Accuracy Pattern Co. Please respect copyright and do not copy the tutorial or republish it, for free or for sale, in print or online. You may use this tutorial for your own personal use to create products for free or for sale. However, please credit Michele Foster of Aiming for Accuracy Pattern Co. for the design. No mass production is allowed.