Solar Slice Quilt

Take a traditional Sawtooth Star quilt block and slice it up to make Solar Slice Quilt. Sawtooth Star blocks are widely used in modern quilt designs and are a popular traditional block. Solar Slice quilt suggests you do not need to have a complete star to suggest it is derived from a Sawtooth Star. 
 
Grab a copy of Solar Slice quilt pattern here.
 
The quilt pattern comes in two sizes: baby and throw. The baby size is scrap and fat quarter friendly. 
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FABRIC REQUIREMENTS

 

Baby Size
42” x 44”
(107 cm x 112 cm)

Throw size
77½” x 80”
(197 cm x 203 cm)

Fabric A  (Background)

1¾ yards (160 cm)

5½ yards (530 cm)

Fabric B (Star Points)

¼ yard (23 cm) or 1 fat quarter*

⅝ yard (60 cm)

Fabric C to J (Sliced Stars)

Each Fabric C to J:
¼ yard (23 cm) or 1 fat quarter*

Each Fabric C to J:
⅜ yard (35 cm)

Backing Fabric

4½ yards (412 cm)

8 yards (732 cm)

Binding Fabric

⅜ yard (35 cm)

⅝ yard (60 cm)

*A fat quarter of is a quarter of a yard of fabric. It measures approximately 18" x 22".


Here are a few different colour combinations to get you inspired. Click on each colourway inspiration for more details on the fabrics used and where to get it from, or play around with different combinations on my digital colouring page to help visualize your design.

 

Colourway Inspiration 1: Space Gem

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Colourway Inspiration 2: Starburst

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 Colourway Inspiration 3: Moon Dust

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Colourway Inspiration 4: Orbit

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Colourway Inspiration 5: Into the Unknown

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Colourway Inspiration 6: Pluto

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