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Pat posted on Fri, Jan 10 2014 11:53 PM

Has anyone made this.  Was wondering if it was very hard

 

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If you are talking about the Folded Star tutorial on the Moda Bakeshop site, it is not hard once you get past the poorly written instructions.  I just finished one, and I made lots of notes as I went along so that the next one I make will go together a little better.  The best tip I can share is to cut the rectangles for the outermost two rows a half an inch wider than specified.


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Angele replied on Sun, Jan 12 2014 8:44 AM

I did one last year. I received the pattern with my birthday packages from Thea I believe in 2012.

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Donna B replied on Mon, Jan 13 2014 11:09 AM

I've made many of these...but not recently.  I bought one at a road-side stand on a trip through the southwest and came home and made my own pattern.  I sold them in an artisan's shop in our small tourist town.  My design was basically with folded prairie points then hand-stitched (or machine tacked) to a backing in a star shape; then made into a pot-holder.  It was time consuming, but not hard at all! 

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Pat A replied on Mon, Jan 13 2014 1:58 PM

I made several of these a few years ago.  They are not hard but they do take a lot of fabric.  There are a number of videos on YouTube which should help you along.

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Debbie replied on Mon, Jan 13 2014 7:58 PM

Pat, nothing there...

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http://plumeasypatterns.com/media/Template$20Slide$20Show.pdf

This pattern for folded star hot pads comes with an interfacing template which makes these very easy.  The templates are available separately if you already have the pattern.  I got them at my local quilt shop and have seen them several places since.

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Pat A replied on Tue, Jan 14 2014 8:49 AM

Go to You Tube.com and do a search for Folded Star Hot Pads.  A variety of projects for the folded star will come up including the hot pads. 

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