Thanksgiving Star free paper pieced quilt block pattern

Thanksgiving Star quilt blockThanksgiving Star is a unique variation on the classic Maltese cross design. For this simple 12-inch finished size block, paper piece four of the 6-inch sections and assemble them as shown. Take care in choosing your colors to enhance the folded star effect — two shades of gold and two shades of red have been used here.

Download the PDF ThanksgivingStar quilt block pattern.

Some possible variations:

Thanksgiving Star, straight sett

Thanksgiving Star, straight sett with no sashing


Springtime Thanksgiving Star variation

On-point sett, narrow sashing with cornerstones (pattern variation with contrasting pieced corner triangles)


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  1. Ruby I Doherty

    Your patterns are awesome! Just learning paper piecing and your site is a BIG help! Thank you!

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