The Carpenter’s Star quilt block pattern can be configured in several ways. A combination of diamond shapes and squares are traditionally used to assemble this popular patchwork design, but her easy version explains how to sew the block using easier methods.
Carpenter’s Star quilt blocks are sometimes known by other names — the most common is Carpenter’s Wheel. The differences in quilt block name variations are often due to the placement of color and contrast.
Carpenter’s Star quilt blocks can be sewn in an orderly arrangement of fabrics, or with randomly chosen fabrics to create scrap quilts.
I had a lot of my favorite scrap fabrics that I was anxious to put into a quilt design and that’s exactly what I used to make my Carpenter’s Star quilt and it holds so many memories from the fabrics I’d used to make my loved ones clothes. Isn’t that the best thing about using scraps?
My Mother has made many quilts and used some of the scraps from dresses when I was a little girl. It’s such an unexplainable feeling when I see it. So many memories come flooding to mind when I see that fabric. I know many of you can relate to what I’m talking about.
The Midnight Quilter does it again in her step by step tutorial and makes another incredibly beautiful quilt. Meet our very own Midnight Quilter, designer Angela Walters — known for serious skills and quilter-ly quirks. Each week she brings you her new “quilt of the hour”, sharing the scoop on how she tackles perfectly-pieced points or fab free-motion.