Atomic Starburst Sampler Quilt
The galaxy of mid-century modern design and the wide universe of quiltmaking techniques collide in the Atomic Starburst Sampler Quilt.
- Project size: 44" × 58"
- Price: $22
- Purchase: Buy on Etsy
- Format: PDF
- Pages: 27 + 11 pattern sheets
Star blocks are a perennial patchwork favorite. This sampler takes them in 12 stellar new directions drawn from the mod-chic starbursts of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s—make them all, or pick and choose. Explore a dozen innovative block designs brought to life with traditional quiltmaking techniques, including
- paper piecing
- English paper piecing
- curved piecing
- raw-edge appliqué
- bias-tape appliqué
- needle-turn appliqué
- hand embroidery
and more! Along the way, you’ll learn about mid-century designers and the period work that inspired these blocks, from architecture and logos to matchbooks and game-show sets.
Each of the 12 block patterns features
- Large photo of the block
- Detailed written and illustrated instructions
- Suggestions for quilting designs
- Full-size templates