The 1930s-era Aster block was designed at a time when individual patch piecing was the only method quilters knew. Today, paper piecing is a favorite technique, and it's an easy way to make the Aster flower. Download the PDF file
to find the Aster Blast
flower foundation pattern and diamond patch template.
Complete directions for making Aster Blast
are in the April 2007 (issue 391) issue of QNM