Skill level: easy
The Friendship Star is a great little nine-patch block that is quick to construct. They look great in patriotic quilts and make striking borders when assembled all in a row.
Below are a few examples of Friendship Star Quilt Designs:
A fun way to assemble these blocks is to offset them, which means you drop them down 1/3 or 1/2 the length of the block. Here is an example of an offset grouping: