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This 12-inch block pattern is taken from Quilter's Newsletter Magazine's 50 Best Blocks 2002, a collection of favorite classic patchwork quilt blocks.
Add a 1/4" seam allowance to patch templates. The rotary diagram already includes a seam allowance. Piece four quarter-block units, then assemble a complete block as shown in the Block Piecing diagram.
View and Print Patch Templates.
Practice drafting 8-pointed star blocks as described in Stars from Scratch by Hand, with help from Jinny Beyer. This article appears in the March 2004 issue of Quilter's Newsletter Magazine.