Friendship Star Quilt Block

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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:

 

Illustration of A Simple Quilt Design using Friendship Star Quilt Blocks
A Simple Quilt Design using Friendship Star Quilt Blocks

 

An illustration of A Patriotic Quilt Design using Friendship Star Block
A Patriotic Quilt Design using Friendship Star Block

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:

Illustration of a Grouping of Friendship Stars offset
Grouping of Friendship Stars offset

Block Construction

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