"Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along: Installment #3 + Fan-Favorite ⭐ Star ⭐ Blocks

Installment #3 is now live on the "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along page!

Have you been following (and sewing the blocks for) the "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along? Make sure to share your progress photos using the #SimpleWhanotsIIIMysteryStitchAlong hashtag on Instagram and Facebook! The newest set of instructions from "Simple Whatnots III" author, Kim Diehl, are live on our special "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along page. Installment #3 shines with a six pack of scrappy Star blocks!

If you’re ready to join the sewing fun, get a copy of "Simple Whatnots III" at your local quilt shop, your favorite book store, or ShopMartingale.com and stitch along with us!

Speaking of stars…If Star blocks make you all starry-eyed, we featured a few dreamy, star-studded books below.

Star-based Books

^^From left: "Simple Sampler" by Kim Diehl, "The Big Book of Star-Studded Quilts," and "Patches of Stars" by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts.

^^From left: "Spectacular Stars Simplified" by Shelley Cavanna, "I Love Star Blocks"  eBook, and "Barn Star Sampler" by Shelley Cavanna (releasing in August).

Tell us which Star quilt block (Sawtooth, Lone Star, LeMoyne, etc.) is your favorite in the blog comments. We’ll randomly pick a winner to receive the "I Love Star Blocks"  eBook. We’ll announce the lucky winner when we post the link to Installment #4 of the "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along in Friday’s (6/17) blog. Happy stitching!


15 Comments (leave a comment)

  • Lone star is my favorite.

    —Linda Haan on June 13, 2022
  • Lone Star is my favorite, always.

    —Lin on June 13, 2022
  • I love making the Sawtooth it seems to be my relaxing block.

    —Gloria Keifer on June 13, 2022
  • My favorite star has always been the LeMoyne star. I love all the variations that can be made from such a simple pattern!

    Barbara Johnson on June 13, 2022
  • Ohio Star has always been my all-time favorite!

    —Lill Helming on June 13, 2022
  • It has to be the Sawtooth Star for me. There are so many variations you can make with the center and even the corners of the block.

    —Marie Eddins on June 13, 2022
  • an Amish quilt full of LeMoyne Stars always sets my heart aflutter!

    —Katherine on June 13, 2022
  • My favorite star block is the Lone Star block!

    —Vicki Sprain on June 13, 2022
  • I like the Lone Star block.

    —Barbaraben Barbaraben on June 13, 2022
  • Ohio Star block is my fave.

    —BARBARA on June 13, 2022
  • The LeMoyne star block is my go-to favorite. I’ve made it several times and it always looks fresh and fun!
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    —Kathy E. on June 13, 2022
  • I love the Feathered Star. I haven’t made one yet, but it is on my bucket list!

    —Louise Charlton on June 14, 2022
  • I love Lone Star

    —Cristina M T Scarfon on June 15, 2022
  • It can be a little tricky to make, but I love the look of a well-executed LeMoyne Star.

    —Stephanie on June 16, 2022
  • I love to make star quilts and my favorite is the sawtooth. Thanks for the opportunity to win this book.

    —Laurie Halama on June 16, 2022

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