How big is it?
This is a 15-inch block.
You will need three fabrics to work up this block. Traditionally, white fabric along with a gold and a blue print are used to create an attractive stellar design sprinkled with diagonally falling squares. Any color prints may be used in their place, simply look for equal tones to ensure your block has a balanced feel to it.
The first step is to assemble all units, and then piece the rows. Use a quarter inch allowance for all seams.
Milky Way has a great deal of visual activity, so it works well when set next to solid fabric. In this example, basic white sashing is used to set off the blocks.
More for us to think about!
There are a number of whimsical celestial quilting motifs available that compliment Milky Way's heavenly theme. In this layout, solid blocks are quilted with a simple starburst motif. A basic motif works better than more intricate designs next to Milky Way blocks.
Milky Way blocks form an intricate border surrounding a wide open center area of solid fabric. This layout works well to showcase a spread of fine quilting.
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