Hunter Star Blocks Have a Hidden Treasure

I am teaching a Zoom class for Beginner Hunter Star on May 28, 2022. As an introduction to I wanted to talk about Deb Tucker’s book Hidden Treasures. This book offers quilters over 30 projects to choose from. Finished quilts are a generous lap size. All the projects in this book are made using the Rapid Fire Hunter Star Petite tool.

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Hidden Treasures is intended to be a design play book. All the quilts are made using the 7” block size option, and the simplest two color variation where half the pieces are dark value and half are light value pieces.  Students can use the one of the following options: 8 dark fat quarters + 8 light fat quarters Or 8 dark fat quarters + 2 yards of a single light fabric Or 8 light fat quarters + 2 yards of a single dark fabric.

There are just 3 block configurations used in these patterns from Hidden Treasures.

The Hunter Star layouts above were all made from the same 48 blocks! This is why you want to learn the Deb Tucker way of making Hunter Stars!

In the Hunter Star Peite Zoom Class you will make the quilt project on page 2 of the Hunter Star Petite Tool Instructions.

In class you will make 16 blocks, but we won’t stitch the block halves together. This will give you an opportunity to try many different design options. Download the supply list here:

Sign up for the Hunter Star Petite class on this site, under the tab “S180 Design Rapid Fire & Fundamental Tools Zoom Classes”.

5 thoughts on “Hunter Star Blocks Have a Hidden Treasure

  1. sewfunnytj

    Lovely quilt. I have the Hunter Star tool but just not the petite; I assume you can use the large one correct? Just want to be sure before I pay for class. Thanks

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  2. sewfunnytj

    Jackie, I want to sign up for this class, yet I want to know how critical it is buying another Hunter’s Star template/ruler? I have the regular size one but I don’t own the newest one Petite Hunter’s Star ruler/tool. Thank You

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