Two diamond templates are used to make this stunning star. Use two or three fabrics for the stars and a plain or tone-on-tone fabric to join them.Great for hand or machine piecing.
When hand piecing, trace around shapes and mark dots for seam allowance in the holes provided. . Use a marking tool and a ruler with 1/4" seam allowance to join the dots for your sewing line.
For machine piecing, rotary cut around the shapes: the seam allowance is included. Mark a line in to the seam allowance where the four spots on the octagon appear .The see-through fibre optic plastic allows you to "fussy cut" your prints for beautiful "Diamond Star" blocks.
To fussy cut, first place the diamond shape over the selected flower or print, centre as necessary and then trace or cut. Make up blocks as shown in the diagram. (Instructions are included).