Butterfly Stars

Another baby quilt complete!

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This one started as a small pile of 6″ squares that arrived in a scrap bag.   Too pretty to cut, but not enough to make a quilt either…or was it?

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There were 10 squares, but nine were enough.  Using my own My Size Stars tutorial, the butterfly fabric became the centers.  Each star finishes at 10-1/2″, so just a little 1-1/2″ sashing was all that was needed to complete the project.

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There is a bag of bonus triangles that will become a different project soon.  Probably a mug-rug or doll quilt.

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If you have just a little of a very pretty fabric, consider My Size Stars.  They go together quickly and take advantage of prints you want to highlight.

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This quilt is intended for the baby of one of my colleagues.  His wife is due in March–he is a science teacher.  Butterflies and stars–it seems perfect.

7 thoughts on “Butterfly Stars

  1. beautiful!!!! I love the butterflies which I have used in times past and the colors you put with it…I love this pattern and have one started and should finish that..i can also see this pattern as a table runner which my daughter loves…I have to quit thinking up stuff to make when I need to finish the ones I have started!!!!

  2. As usual, beautiful. Gave me a good idea for small pieces. Now what is the name of the pattern, and do you have a tut. for it? Many thanks for your reply.

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