For a 12 1/2 inch unfinished April Star block you will need:
From a background cut four 4 1/2 inch squares and one 5 1/4 inch square, which you need to divide diagonally into quarters.
From a pale star fabric cut one 4 1/2 inch square and one 5 1/4 inch square which you need to divide diagonally into quarters.
From a medium star fabric cut two 4 7/8 inch squares and divide those diagonally once
Sew the short side of your pale star and background quarter triangles together as show here. Notice there are two different settings, with the colors reversed on half the sets.
Sew those to the long side of the medium star triangle. Remember you are working with bias edges, so sew carefully and try not to stretch them.
Measure this unit when you have pressed it, and if necessary, trim it back to 4 1/2 inches square.
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Updated October 27, 2022
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