Classic and Vintage Series: Rolling Star - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

Classic and Vintage Series: Rolling Star

We’re back with another pattern in our Classic & Vintage series, the Rolling Star Quilt!  In our Classic & Vintage series, we focus on traditional quilt blocks and add a modern twist! The Rolling Star block is created by pairing Cat’s Cradle units with Square in a Square units. Let’s get rolling!

Our complete Rolling Star Quilt Pattern gives instructions for making a tablerunner, lap, twin and queen-sized quilts. The block finishes at 12.5″ x 12.5” To make a quilt just like ours, we have the Rolling Star Quilt Kit available! You’ll also want to pick up the coordinating Backing Set.

We made ours in Homegrown Holidays by Deb Strain for Moda Fabrics. We sewed with this collection because we love how it features festive motifs in a vintage feel and gingham prints in rich colors.

If you’re ready to sew along with us, download your FREE Rolling Star Block Pattern or your low-cost Rolling Star Quilt Pattern, then watch Kimberly’s video tutorial for a step-by-step guide on making your block!

Watch the tutorial

Kimberly shows you how to use modern techniques to make the classic quilt block Rolling Star, which dates back to 1933. The Rolling Star block includes a Square in a Square design, but don’t be intimidated by those bias seams. Kimberly will show you the best way to pin for an accurate block.

If you are viewing this post via e-mail, click here to watch the video tutorial!

We have some wonderful quilty friends who bloomed their own versions of the Rolling Star Block to show us how it’s done. Click on each photo to see it in detail.

Share with #RollingStarQuilt

We hope you enjoy quilting your own Rolling Star Classic and Vintage quilt and please share your work using #RollingStarQuilt on Facebook and Instagram!

Happy Quilting!

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  1. Will be having anymore of these Classic and Vintage Series: Rolling Star Kits available? I love it !!