LEMOYNE STAR 6 INCH
EXPANDED APRIL 2014
PDF DOWNLOAD - SHAPES + INSTRUCTIONS 20.6 MB
Print shapes on fabric with any ordinary Inkjet printer.
This Inklingo PDF includes 45° Diamonds, Quarter Square Triangles (QST), Half Square Triangles (HST), and Squares.
These shapes are the perfect size for 6 inch LeMoyne Star blocks.
Bonus shapes make this collection even more versatile.
Note: The diamond and square are actually 1.76 inches and the QST is actually 2.49 inches. Since 2008, all shapes have been named with actual sizes, without rounding the way I did in the early days.
You have a choice of 3 sizes.
April 2014 One layout for the half diamond is included at the request of a long-time Inklngo quilter. If you already have this shape collection, you can log into your account to download the expanded version free!
Features of this Shape Collection (PDF)
- shapes to print on fabric
- notes about design variations
- diagrams showing how much fabric you need
- shapes without seam allowances to print on freezer paper (just in case you want templates)
- use a rotary cutter or scissors
- many design options
- a choice of regular or combo layouts to save fabric and save time
- optional layouts for diamonds with different straight grain
- precision corners and matching marks to make the sewing easier
- ideal for fussy cutting
- shapes fit on Jelly Rolls and small scraps
- choice of methods—hand or machine
- see the reviews! (left sidebar)
MANY DESIGN CHOICES
These are just a few of the extra blocks using these shapes.
PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS
The shapes are a perfect introduction for beginners. Make 9-patches, Sawtooth Squares, Hour Glass, and other blocks with these shapes if you aren't ready for an 8-pointed star.
Everything is easier with Inklingo—no measuring, no templates, no worries about straight grain, a line to cut on, a line to sew on—and there are detailed instructions for sewing and pressing on the All About Inklingo blog, so jump in! It's fun!
The shapes are larger than the ones in the free Inklingo Shape Collection, but the ideas and worksheets in that downloadable shape collection are perfect for this too.
My Mistake! I probably shouldn't have named this collection "LeMoyne Star" because that is just the tip of the iceberg. Please don't limit yourself to a few stars.
Love the lines. Quilt more!
Click on the photo to see what Mary Alhaus did with these shapes!
Visit the Inklingo Projects Blog to see more fabulous quilts made with this collection by Inklingo quilters, and join the Inklingo Yahoo Group, where members share photos and even free patterns for their quilt designs.
Connie B/CA is using Inklingo to sew blocks designed by Jennifer Chiaverini. I especially like the way she is not afraid to mix a few non-Inklingo shapes with the Inklingo ones.
I think I have a couple of these fabrics in my stash, but I never used them this well. Beautiful.
Connie wrote: "My sister, who never hand pieces, had no problem with this one because she could just sew on the line. We each did part of it (we were in a waiting room, and she forgot to bring something to work on), and it all fit together with no problem."
Can you imagine two piecers working together and getting this level of precision? Impressive!
Please see the All About Inklingo blog for lessons about "No Waste Fussy Cutting" and how to press and sew LeMoyne Stars by hand and by machine.
MAIN STARS PAGE
MAIN DIAMOND PAGE
Why quilters love Inklingo diamonds