Eccentric Star Quilt Block

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The Eccentric Star Quilt Block is actually a simple nine path.  If you've made a "Friendship Star" you'll notice that this design builds on that one by adding a few more half square triangle units into the mix.

Skill level: easy

Block Construction

Image of Exploded version of The Eccentric Star Quilt Block
Exploded version of The Eccentric Star Quilt Block

Patches Required


Patch Dark Triangle-Icon Dark Square-Icon
# to cut 4 4 8 1

Basic 3x3 Grid Block Patch Sizes

Block Size
Patch ShapeShape to cut
to make patch
Size to CutSubcut?
3"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1" x 1 1/2"no
3"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon1 7/8"

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon1 1/2"no
3"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon2 3/4"
4"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1 3/8" x 1 7/8"no
4"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon2 1/8"
4"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon3"

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon1 7/8"no

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon2 1/8"no
5"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon3 1/2"
5"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1 1/3" x 2 1/8"no
5"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon2 1/2"
6"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1 1/2" x 2 1/2"no
6"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon2 7/8"
6"Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon2 1/2"no
6"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon4 1/4"
8"Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon3 1/8"no
8"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1 7/8" x 3 1/8"no
8"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon3 1/2"
8"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon4 1/2"
9"Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon3 1/2"no
9"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon3 7/8"
9"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon4 3/4"
9"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon2" x 3 1/2"no
12"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon4 7/8"
12"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon2 1/2" 4 1/2"no
12"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon5 3/4"

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon4 1/2"no

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon5 1/2"no
15"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon6 3/4"
15"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon5 7/8"
15"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon3" x 5 1/2"no