Category: Nordic Star

Unruly Nature Nordic Star Quilt

This Unruly Nature Nordic Star quilt came out of my partnership with Ruby Star Society. They featured Nordic Star in this new Unruly Nature fabric collection in their lookbook, and I was able to actually sew one up! Unruly Nature was designed by RSS Guest Designer Jen Hewett. The collection is soft, beautiful, and complex. For my Nordic Star quilt, I selected fabrics from the yellow, peach, and pink colorways. It reminds me of pinkContinue reading

Using Fat Quarters for the Nordic Star Quilt

One of the questions I field the most is whether Nordic Star is fat quarter friendly. The short answer is no. The long answer is, yes, you can use fat quarters for the Nordic Star quilt, but it’s complicated. Nordic Star was written to use yardage. The ombre version is a gradient and each color gets used more than once. So as written, the pattern is not fat quarter friendly. However, if you wanted toContinue reading

Rifle Paper Co. Holiday Nordic Star Quilt

My patterns are in the works for a very long time before they make it into your hands. Back in February 2021, when I already had this pattern in the works and I was working on writing the instructions, I fell in love with the Rifle Paper Co. Holiday Classics collection. I’m already a big fan of Rifle Paper Co. fabrics, and this one was no exception. I love how classic and victorian it feels,Continue reading

Nordic Star Ombre Quilt

Meet my Nordic Star ombre quilt version! This quilt in blues and teals is the cover of my latest pattern, Nordic Star. I loved the Scandinavian feel of these blocks and how they really looked like snowflakes as well as stars, and decided to play off the feel of the blocks with my color scheme. Read on to learn more about how I created this Nordic Star ombre quilt, from the colors and quilting andContinue reading

Creating an Ombre Nordic Star Quilt

Want to create your own ombre Nordic Star quilt but unsure where to start with your fabric selection? Read on for tips on selecting fabrics and bundles for creating the perfect ombre quilt! The Ombre version of Nordic Star uses the following number of fabrics: Lap size (12 blocks): 8 fabrics Throw size (20 blocks): 8 fabrics Bed size (36 blocks): 10 fabrics Shop Nordic Star: Nordic Star is created to use two main dominantContinue reading

All About the Nordic Star Quilt!

I’ve gotten a ton of requests for fabric requirements for the Nordic Star Quilt. But more than just providing those, I wanted to write a post that helped you create the quilt of your dreams. It should be no surprise to you if you’ve been following me for a while that I like to provide variations and ideas in all my quilt patterns to help you create the quilt you’re imagining. Nordic Star is anContinue reading