Stars-and-Stripes Quilt Block

This block of Old Glory is the perfect start to a patriotic quilt.

Keep it simple with this 9-inch Stars-and-Stripes quilt block, or get advanced by turning it into a full-size bed quilt.

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How to Construct This Block

Sew AA together (4 times). Sew B to each side of AA unit (2 times). Sew AA unit to each side of B. Stitch BAAB to AABAA, then add second BAAB. Sew to left side of C. Make three star and stripe units. Stitch three units together to complete the block.

To Make a Bed Quilt

This quilt is designed to be a full-size quilt measuring 78 x 96 inches. We have used the 3-inch Stars and Stripes border.

Stars and Stripes Border

This border is 3 inches wide and has a 3-inch repeat. For each star unit, sew A to A (4 times). Rows 1 and 3 -- Sew B to AA; add B (2 times). Row 2 -- Sew AA to B; add AA. Sew Rows 1, 2, and 3 together to make one star unit. Make star units for the desired length of the quilt. Add a CCC unit to each corner.

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