Mega Pinwheel Star Free Quilt Pattern
I recently received an email from a quilter that loved the Twin Rainbow Star quilt pattern, but wanted to make the quilt bigger. So this month we're super sizing that quilt to create the Mega Pinwheel Star! Learn how to piece it in this new quilting tutorial:
Mega Pinwheel Star - Finished Size: 64 inches square
Click Here to download this free quilt pattern.
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Extra Quilting Tips and Tricks
The key to piecing this Mega Pinwheel Star quilt is to piece massive half square triangles. Half square triangles are easy shapes to piece using squares. For every two squares you stitch, you will end up with two half square triangles.
However, the massive size of the half square triangles can be tricky to manage. To cut the shapes accurately, use an 18 - 20 inch square ruler and make sure to stabilize the ruler with grippy material like True Grips so it doesn't slip as you cut.
The nice thing about the Mega Pinwheel Star quilt is how fast it will piece together. With minimal cutting and these big half square triangles, you'll have this big throw sized quilt ready for quilting in no time!
If you create this quilt, make sure to share it with us on the Leah Day Quilting Facebook Group. I can't wait to see how your Mega Pinwheel Star quilt turns out!