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Old 04-11-2020, 02:38 PM
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Are the Hunter Star and the Lemoyne star the same?
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Old 04-11-2020, 02:50 PM
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Lemoyne Star https://blog.shopmartingale.com/quil...-how-to-video/
Hunter Star https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/easy...attern-2821736

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Old 04-11-2020, 03:01 PM
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Many stars can look the same (or just very similar) but are different depending on how they are constructed. It happens that I'm working on a Lemoyne star block now in the Virtual Quilting Weekend thread.
https://www.quiltingboard.com/8376905-post34.html

It has diamond shapes for the star blades but you can achieve the same look with more seams and HST (half square triangles). I will also be setting in the corner square as a square, the current trend is to divide that into two triangles and sew down the diagonals. A purist would say that isn't a Lemoyne Star, I think the whirling star blades are the important part more than the background. I'm also planning on piecing the triangles as a single unit and not the simpler triangles down the seam line.

Only six blocks, a good chance for me to work on my precision sewing and probably enough to say "next time I use the triangles!"
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