Moda Blockheads 4

Moda Blockheads 4 (Block 12)

Oh sweet simplicity. Say hello to this week’s new free block for Moda Blockheads 4. Block 12 is “Friendship Star” by Deb Strain. If you’re on Instagram, go visit Deb’s profile @debstrain and give her some love today.

Block 12 “Friendship Star”

As usual, I made the half-square triangles (HSTs) slightly bigger than instructed. (My general rule of thumb is to start out with square 1/2″ bigger than the HSTs will need to be trimmed to.) Because I made the 4.5″ finished square, this means I started out with 2-1/2″ squares and trimmed the resulting HSTs to 2″ square.

Moda Blockheads 4 free block of the week. Block 12 is "Friendship Star" by Deb Strain. Fabric is Love Note by Lella Boutique for Moda Fabrics.
Moda Blockheads 4 Block 12 “Friendship Star” in Love Note fabric

Fabric

For the first block, I used Love Note fabric. When picking fabrics for this block, one of my favorite parts is choosing a fun center print to contrast the star points.

The second set is in Flower Pot fabric. I actually made another set (not pictured) for 4 total in Flower Pot. (I wasn’t in the mood to piece Block 11 more than once – it was a lot of tiny pieces. So I just doubled up this week instead.) You can never have too many sawtooth stars.

Moda Blockheads 4 free block of the week. Block 12 is "Friendship Star" by Deb Strain. Fabric is Flower Pot by Lella Boutique for Moda Fabrics.
Moda Blockheads 4 Block 12 “Friendship Star” in Flower Pot fabric

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3 Comments

  1. Little Quiltsong

    June 8, 2022 at 4:57 am

    Beautiful blocks! Love the simplicity of this one especially – an old favorite!

  2. LISA

    June 8, 2022 at 5:11 am

    Your blocks look pretty. I will be making some extra ones of this block too. I looked at the size of the squares last week and didn’t even bother. The beauty of this sew along is that if a block does not appeal to me, I can skip it and make more of what I want.

  3. Sharon

    June 8, 2022 at 4:21 pm

    You have such a great “eye” when it comes to putting fabrics together!

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