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Thread: Variable star

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    Is this a variable star in this pattern?
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    That is a beautiful quilt. Love it.
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    I don't understand the question, but I like the quilt.

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    Yes variable star and rail fence.

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    It looks like a log cabin with a star center... Is that what a variable star is?

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    Variable star is a plain square with 4 flying geese around it.

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    Nice quilt! I really like the layout. That would make an awsome QOV

    But yes I have heard that star block referred to as Variable Star and Saw Tooth Star. Turn it on point and it becomes an Ohio Star.

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    Well I am going to try and make this quilt. I cannot take credit for it. I saw it at a local quilt show a couple of months ago.

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    Star patterns like that can have several different names. Look up the pattern at quilter'scache.com and you will find it, I'm sure. Rail fence is the name of the stripes.

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    Beautiful!

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    I really like how the miters on the rail fence give this quilt such dimention.

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    That is an awesome quilt!!! I would love to have it!! :thumbup:

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    This is a great way to make lots of flying geese. I do add more than called for, I would rather trim and have them perfect, but still only a tiny amount of waste.


    http://blocksnswaps.blogspot.com/200...ing-geese.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Panther Creek Quilting
    Is this a variable star in this pattern?
    Don't know but it is a very nice quilt

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    The square on the left is most commonly called Sawtooth Star, but as others have said, sometimes is called Variable Star. The square on the right is more commonly known as Variable Star, but in the Red/White/Blue swap, Deb Watkins referred to it as Coxey's Camp. I haven't found that name anywhere else. It can get confusing when blocks are called by so many names.

    The quilt you pictured is gorgeous! I can see why you'd like to make one too.

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    Beautiful quilt!!

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    Its really pretty!

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    I don't know, but it's gorgeous.

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    Whatever it is, it sure is patriotic pretty.

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    It is beautiful.

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    I don't know what pattern it is but it sure is pretty. Great job.

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    very nice job

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