8-Point Star

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The Broken Star layout is too cool not to make.

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Made into a stool pillow
This pillow has a tie on all 4 corners.

Close up of how stool pillow is tied to the legs


This design is all embroidery thread.

The stitching is open decorative and textured fills.

There is no applique and no piecing in the hoop.

To make the star simply sew four (4) of blocks together

$4.99 US

When ordering, be sure to order designs that will fit in your sewing machine hoop. As with any software, refunds and exchanges will not be made for designs purchased that are not appropriate for your machine.

The layouts for the broken star are shown below. Available with Instant Download Only

Disclamer: No quilt instructions are given. Novice quiltmakers should consult an experienced quilter or your local quilt shop for making the quilts.


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(100 x 100 mm)

4 Repeats yields an 8 inch square star


(124 x 124 mm)

4 Repeats yields a 9 inch square star


(143 x 143 mm)

4 Repeats yields an 11 inch square star



Layouts and Color Variations

Quilt sizes vary according to which size design used


This is the layout that I used


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Broken Star

With Prairie Point Border

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Broken Star Layout

This is an advanced quilt layout. If you are a novice quilter, please consult an experienced quiltmaker or your local quilt shop for how to cut out and assemble this layout.


Laura’s 8-Point Star Electric Quilt Project File

This file contains Laura’s quarter 8 Point Star block. Use it to create layouts  and color combinations to your hearts content.



      Please Note

**These files are ZIPPED

**These files will only open with Electric Quilt 5 or 6 respectively.


On Point Purses

11- inches square using 4x4 design

14 inches square using 5x7 design

17 inches square using 6x10 design

Need a pattern for this?

Indygo Junction has it #IJ798


Laura’s Onpoint Purse Electric Quilt Project File

The EQ6 file contains Laura’s quarter 8 Point Star block, all 3 NYB blocks, and DWR block. (Sorry the NYB blocks are not available in the EQ5 File.)

Use them to create layouts  and color combinations to your hearts content.



      Please Note
**These files will only open with Electric Quilt 7, 6 or 5 respectively.

If you are a novice EQ user and need help with the program please join Info EQ and correspond with the EQ folks who wrote the program.




Shown with the Double Wedding Ring Design

Click here for Double Wedding Ring page



This is Judy Whittimore’s Gorgeous Tablerunner


Denise Lacerta’s 8-Point Star

Denise says this was her first time using spray adhesive so too much of it got on the fabric.

The blue fabric shows through the fills making them more visible - I really like that! I did alot of work coming up with those fills.

Pat Gulbis downloaded the EQ5 file above and created this stunning layout.

Thank you so much Pat for sharing your creativitiy with us.

You can see how easy this layout is when shown with a white background.

Kathy Hartwell Downloaded the EQ5 file above and created these layouts for her bed.

Thank you so much Kathy for sharing your creative layouts.

I really like the pillow toppers / borders.

With Borders

With Borders

Pillow Topper or Border

The Final Quilt
These borders will look great along the sides of the bed.

More Neat Layouts by Kathy




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