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Scrap Happy Summer~ Independence Day

Happy Independence Day!    

For today’s Scrap Happy Summer a tute for a 4th of July quilt.

To make it you will need 

Various scraps of read and white for the points

63- 2 1/2″ white squares

48- 2 1/2 ” red squares

504- 2 1/2″ blue squares

110- 2 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ blue rectangles

For each white star use 8- 2 1/2″ blue squares and 1- 2 1/2″ white

On four of those squares sew a point as shown.

Press and trim

Add another point

Press and trim.

Arrange your star and sew into a nine patch.

With 28 of your rectangles add points on one side.

With remaining rectangles add points on both ends.  

Here is the progress I have made so far.  

I’m real excited for this one.  Not only is it putting a dent in my blue scrap bin.  (For some reason that one fills up a lot faster than the others.)  It’s a wonky mindless sewing quilt perfect for summer.

Hope your 4th is safe and fun!


  • Karen says:

    Looks like an easy way to make some stars. My red, whites, and blue scraps are very, very low right now. I used them in the Save The Whales quilt recently.

  • Nanette Merrill says:

    Nice! I really like it. I was thinking today I need a new RWB quilt. Sometime.

  • Material Mary says:

    I'm excited to add this to what I want to sew with my scraps list. Love the quilt. Thanks…

  • Karee says:

    just the best of 2 loves: stars and patriotism! this will be my next Quilts of Valor — hope my friends love me after I rummage through their blues and reds! Sharing is caring!

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