A variation of the Friendship Star quilt block by Jean Boyd July 31, 2015 written by Jean Boyd July 31, 2015 1.6K Yesterday, you saw how to make a Friendship Star quilt block. The finished size of this block is 22½”. After it is quilted and bound, it will be a great little table topper or wall quilt. You could also add an outside border if you wanted to make it a little bigger. What a good way to use up those leftover half-square triangles from those Flying Geese blocks! Friendship Star quilt block made up in a wreath formation. Made with leftover half-square triangles from Flying Geese blocks. A clever variation of this quilt block is as simple as using the same fabric in the center of the block that you used for the star points. It gives a whole different look to the design. And now you have a variation of the Friendship Star Wreath quilt! Friendship Star quilt block made up in a wreath formation. Made with leftover half-square triangles from Flying Geese blocks. So, the next time you’re making Flying Geese quilt blocks, remember you’ll have some bonus half-square triangles to play with! It’s super easy to put together half-square triangles and make another Friendship Start quilt block. See if you can make up your own combination of half-square triangles! Until next time…happy quilting. Print this page or save as a PDF flying geesefriendship star quilt blockhalf square trianglestable runnertable topperwall quilt FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditWhatsappTelegramEmail Jean Boyd Jean has been designing and publishing patterns since 1997. For the past several years she has been designing patterns for new fabric collections by Northcott Fabrics. Her work has been published in several magazines in both Canada and the United States. Jean holds a Fiber Arts Certificate in quilting and has taught extensively throughout Canada, including six national Quilt Canada conferences. She was named "Canadian Teacher of the Year" in 2003 by the Canadian Quilters Association and has won numerous awards for her quilts. previous post Friendship Star quilt block next post 50 ways to keep a quilter happy while on vacation 26, 25, 24, 23 YOU MAY ALSO LIKE... Stitch regulation on the PFAFF powerquilter 1600 Don’t miss it! Courtepointe Québec celebrates its quilting... Finishing a quilt block to size: Here’s what... Half filled bobbins and spools: what are they... Twin needles: the smart way to store them The hardest part about making a memory quilt:... How sock hangers ‘work’ in your quilting space Don’t throw away those leftover fabric binding strips The best way to organize your sewing machine... 6 comments Quilting Jeannie August 24, 2018 - 9:10 am I love this block. The simplicity is mesmerizing. What a great baby quilt idea. Thank you. Reply Jean Boyd August 24, 2018 - 9:23 am You’re welcome! Glad you liked it. Reply Shawny August 12, 2018 - 11:34 pm Thank you so much for this beautiful way to use leftovers. i can just see this in so many colorways. How lovely of you to share your talents with others. Reply Thunder August 12, 2018 - 7:25 pm Love the wreath designs. Thanks for sharing. Reply kay Ragland May 5, 2016 - 6:37 pm I’ve put the variation of the friendship star qu ultimate block on my list to do. I would love to do it with a color wheel theme. Reply Jean Boyd May 5, 2016 - 7:03 pm That sounds like a great idea! Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.