Are you looking for a great new project to keep you busy? Autumn Splendor is a great sampler project constructed over 12 "months" and will introduce you to a number of Studio 180 Design tools. Work through the project at your own pace with this standalone BOM pattern! With quilt construction happening several times during the process, final assembly is a snap! Please note that this item only includes the pattern.
This pattern uses large Banded Lemoyne Star quarters to make dynamic quilts in three sizes. For this energetic quilt, star points are cut from background fabric and bands are cut from bright contrasting fabric to make a quarter of a star. These quarters are the design element used to create vibrant diagonals that give this quilt a lively, electric feel.
The Starburst Lemoyne is a versatile block typically made using paper or foundation piecing techniques, but we've developed a better, faster process using the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool! The technique sheet includes everything you need to know to make this fun star in ten block sizes, and once you have learned this technique and start playing with fabric combinations, you'll find the creative possibilities are endless!
Looking for an exciting way to easily spice up your Rapid Fire Lemoyne Stars blocks? Why not try strip piecing your diamond strips for added interest and pizzaz? This Technique Sheet walks you through the process, gives you charts for starting size strips and includes some simple design ideas. You'll be off on another piecing adventure! Online video available.
The Liberty Star is a challenging, traditional block usually made with templates or paper foundation piecing. With our process and your Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool you will be able to strip piece and over size the units to increase your speed, accuracy and enjoyment when making this star variation. An awesome extension of our Rapid Fire tool and technique. Online video available.
Wondering how to turn your Lemoyne Star units into triangular half blocks? Well, it's actually quite easy and requires just a few modifications to the standard Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star process. You'll be able to quickly add oodles of exciting design possibilities to your quilt making. Online video available.
Now that you’ve become familiar with making Rapid Fire Lemoyne Stars, it’s time to have even more fun. Fussy cutting the star points can give you lots of really beautiful, interesting and unexpected looks. In this Technique Sheet, learn how to really use the blunt end of your ruler and get your creativity flowing with many variations for fussy cutting. Online video available.
Your Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool’s versatility is really enhanced with this technique sheet on the Blazing Lemoyne Star! The Blazing Star is similar to the Lone Star but has just 4 diamonds in each star point. It’s a fantastic variation, and it’s 10 sizes range from 6” to 24”, the larger ones just perfect for a wall hanging or medallion in the center of a quilt. Online video available (see below, also on YouTube).
This technique was developed by our very talented friend Pam Goggans from Sager Creek Quilts. You might remember Pam as one of the featured pattern designers in our Designer’s Gallery. This is the first product we’ve introduced under the Studio 180 Design name that anyone outside of the company developed, so you know how special we think this is!
When you are ready for a truly spectacular variation of our Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star, think about giving our Banded Lemoyne Star Technique Sheet a shot. They are a bit of a challenge, but ohhhhh so worth it in the end. A challenging but amazing block for the ambitious quilter. Online demonstration video available.