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Easy Hunter’s Star

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I just had to have another project to get going on the Standard.  Sew….. I happened to find some cute sock monkey fabric and decided to find some complimentary fabrics for a baby shower quilt. The sock monkey fabric will be the backing.

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The pattern I chose is Hunters Star – the same pattern I used for the parents wedding quilt. Jenny Doan from the Missouri Star Quilt Company, has a fantastic tutorial on YouTube for creating a Hunters Star quilt using half square triangles.  Here is the link:  http://youtu.be/Y7KtiLK_xJk

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It all starts with 5 inch strips- some will turn into 4 patches, and some will be sewn into half square triangles.

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You can see how the arrow appears when the star  and 4 patch are lined up correctly.

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It takes 16 half square triangles to make one star, and that has been the most time consuming part of this project.

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I plan to do the quilting for this one myself, and with the deadline two weeks from now- I better get back to business on my day off!