LeMoyne Star 9 inch PDF

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Print LeMoyne Star 9-inch on fabric to sew 8-pointed LeMoyne Stars by hand or by machine for better results than with traditional star templates or other methods.

Sew by hand or machine. Video.

ISBN: 978-1-927788-14-1 SKU: LEMOYNE9 Listed under: , , , , , ,


Print LeMoyne Star 9-inch on fabric to make 8-pointed LeMoyne Stars for better results than with traditional diamond, triangle, or square templates or methods. Sew by hand or by machine. These shapes are used for many other designs like Circling Swallows.

System Requirements – Windows or Mac with Adobe Reader (not a phone or tablet) and any ordinary color Inkjet printer or all-in-one.

templates for LeMoyne Star 9 inch

The LeMoyne Star 9-inch shape collection includes 45° diamonds, Quarter Square Triangles (QST), and squares. These 8-pointed stars are usually called LeMoyne Stars but there are other names. The bonus shapes (HST, half diamond, square) increase your design options.

To see all of the sizes of diamonds, triangles, squares, and pentagons, please see the Index of Shapes.

You have a choice of sizes including the 4.5-inch star in the FREE Diamond Triangle Square shape collection.

Inklingo No Waste Fussy Cutting

Print identical sheets of fabric for Inklingo No Waste Fussy Cutting. It is similar to Stack n Whack™ and One Block Wonder methods but without templates.

LeMoyne Star fussy cut by machine

Sew 8-pointed stars by hand or by machine with Inklingo.

Features of this Shape Collection (PDF)

  • shapes to print on fabric
  • diagrams showing how much fabric you need
  • shapes without seam allowances to print on freezer paper (just in case you want templates)

& More

  • use a rotary cutter or scissors
  • notes about design variations
  • 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 small scraps
  • choice of methods—hand or machine

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.

LeMoyne Star 9 inch

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Video and more images

Visit the Inklingo Projects Blog to see more fabulous quilts made with this collection by Inklingo quilters, and join the Inklingo IO Group, where members share photos. Of course, there are also images on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Circling Swallows

Circling Swallows Quilt Block

Circling Swallows with the 9-inch LeMoyne Star shape collection

21.78-inch block

2.64 inch diamond x 24
3.73 inch QST x 32
6.36 inch square x 4

Also required, 9-inch QST x 4.
Not available October 2023. Use freezer paper templates instead.

Quarter Square Triangle (QST)   Draw a 9-inch square on freezer paper and draw diagonal lines for 4 QST in the finished size.

Search here for even more info about Circling Swallows on the blog, including Hybrid Piecing.

1 review for LeMoyne Star 9 inch PDF

  1. Cathi (verified owner)

    This is a fabulous size of the 45-degree diamond/related shapes! The fussy cutting possibilities are fantastic and this will play oh, so nicely with so many other 9″ blocks. The half diamond is a lovely extra that just adds to the design possibilities and takes everything up a notch!

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