Oct 9, 2014

The StarPlus Quilt Pattern

I am so happy to announce my very first commercial quilt pattern:  

The StarPlus Quilt Pattern is now ready for download at!

I love to design my own quilt patterns! And while I did come up with some pretty nice quilts, the amount of positive feedback to the StarPlus Quilt here on the blog and on Instagram was quite a surprise: some people were absolutely smitten with this simple quilt and kept asking for a pattern - and hey presto just one year later I finally managed to publish it :-)
BTW: You can find the first post about this quilt right here. Read all about how the magic happened when I got so bored with all the little blocks that I first added some bigger ones and finally the really big one - and bam!: it did not only got a bit more interesting but also suddenly looked really good :-) Phew!

Here, or better: on Craftsy it is!

The pattern consists of an 8 page PDF download and includes some tips on how to choose fabric for this quilt, a detailed how to cut it and how to piece the top. You do need to have experience with basic quilt making but the pattern really is suitable for beginners as it shows you how to sew just one block in three different sizes.

The Materials you need for the 60 1/2" x 80 1/2" quilt top are:

• 3 yards of Background Fabric (you can save by clever cutting)
• 25 Prints: 1 print 13 1/2" x Width of Fabric, 5 prints 9 1/2 x WOF" and 19 prints 3" x WOF
• 4 yards Backing Fabric
• 1/2 - 3/4 yards for Binding (depending on your favorite method)
• Batting / Wadding of your choice 65" x 85"
• standard cutting, sewing and quilting tools

If you have any questions please feel free to ask. And if you are making or already made a StarPlus Quilt please keep me posted on social media by using the hashtag #starplusquilt and/or send me a picture of your quilt at claudiamachenundtun (at) yahoo (dot) de - I would be so grateful!!

To purchase via is simple: you do need an craftsy-account and a paypal-adress but the whole process is extremely easy and there´s so much else cool stuff to discover at!

Please scroll down for some serious eye-candy: you will find quite some inspiration there = awesome versions of the pattern!
I hope you will enjoy your very own StarPlus Quilt soon :-)

 This is Nickys top:

Andreas Top:

Teresas version:

Here is Marias top:

And here is Barbs:

What does your StarPlus Quilt look like? Send me a picture!


  1. Totalllllly love your quilt. Have just purchased the pattern :) Can't wait to start it!

    1. Dear Amy, thanks so much for your kind words and the purchase!!! I really appreciate it :-)

  2. Die Beispiele sind wunderschön. Und das, wo ich schon deinen Quilt wunderschön finde! Ich freue mich auf die deutschsprachige Ausgabe.
    Viele Grüße

    1. Liebe Natascha, vielen Dank für deinen sehr freundlichen Kommentar :-)

  3. Suuuuuper! Ich freu mich so für dich und der Quilt wird bestimmt ein Renner - der ist einfach so schön! Die viele Arbeit die du dir gemacht hast mit dem Pattern wird bestimmt belohnt ;-)

  4. Congratulations !! Die Quilts sehen allesamt klasse aus ;-)

  5. Wunderschön die Quilts!!! Geht das auch mit Fat Quarters??

  6. Have just purchased the pattern and am thinking of starting it in December. I love all the different versions of the pattern!

  7. der Schnitt sieht ja wirklich klasse aus in jeder farbcombi. Ich bin noch an die letzte Blöcke, aber schicke dir allerspaetestends ende dieser Woche bilder vom fertigen top (quillt?)


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