If you have been following along with our Quilt Block of the Month Series, you will know that we are having fun this year with basic quilt blocks. We are currently on block #3 of our Quilt Block of the Month series (The Ribbon Star Quilt Block Tutorial) and this month we are doing the Ribbon Star Quilt Block. If you are just joining us you can find Quilt Block #1 HERE and Quilt Block #2 HERE.
Here is March’s block, The Ribbon Star Block Tutorial, which is another easy quilt block that is made up of Half-Square triangles—one of the most basic quilt blocks.
The Ribbon Star Quilt Block Tutorial
Directions for making the block:
*Cut 4 white squares measuring 5″ by 5″
*Cut 6 coral squares measuring 5″ by 5″
*Cut 2 light pink squares measuring 5″ by 5″
*Cut 4 more white squares measuring 4.5″ by 4.5″
Step 1: Make 8 white and coral half-square triangle blocks. If you need a good video tutorial for making half-square triangles go HERE. Trim each block to 4.5″ by 4.5″ inches square.
Step 2: Make 4 half-square triangle blocks out of the coral and light pink. Trim the HST blocks down to 4.5″ by 4.5″ inches square.
Step 3: Next, lay out your quilt block according to the map below, adding the four white 4.5″ by 4.5″ in the four corners.
Step 4: Stitch each of the four rows together of The Ribbon Star Quilt Block Tutorial as we did in Block #1–you can find that full tutorial HERE.
You are done!
This is such a fun quilt block to sew….and comes together super quickly and is such a versatile quilt block. And since March is National Quilting Month you can make a whole quilt of ribbon stars now! See you next month for our next block 🙂
Could you give me an idea of how much material I should have for this project. I’m late to the party but going to try and catch up
Yes, here is the post that shows all the yardage!
How do I find April BOM?
Here you go! https://www.simplesimonandco.com/2016/04/quilt-block-month-double-pinwheel-block.html/
When will the July Block be posted?
mirtha ward says
I want to make a quilt of 16 ribbon star quilt blocks ,how much material will I need for all of them or for 1 block and I can calculate it?
Linda Ertl says
I just found your quilt block of the month 2016. I was able to find and print out Jan., Feb., March, April and Dec.’s blocks but I can’t find the other months. Where do I begin to look? I went under simplesimonandco.com but couldn’t find them there.