Quilt Block Challenge Fabric Requirements

It’s time to gather your fabric and supplies for the next Quilt Block Challenge, featuring the Pleiades quilt, designed by Gina Perkes of The Copper Needle! The first block is coming soon!

Below you will find two different versions of fabric requirements to create the Pleiades quilt. Gina has featured her favorite color combinations for each, but feel free to use whatever colors you desire!

The finished quilt size is 66 by 66 inches.

“I was inspired to create Pleiades by my love of the stars: both in the sky and in quilting. I love how versatile star blocks can be and the secondary designs that often result when combining them. This quilt is designed to transition through the full spectrum of color but can also be created in a monochromatic color scheme if desired. I named the quilt after one of my favorite constellations- Pleiades.” -Gina Perkes

Other blocks from this challenge:
Fabric Requirements
Block 1: Celaeno Star
Block 2: Merope Star
Block 3: Maia Star
Block 4: The Atlas Star
Block 5: The Electra Star
Block 6: The Pleiones Star
Block 7: The Taygeta Star
Block 8: The Alicyone Star
Block 9: The Sterope Star
National Quilters Circle Quilt Block Challenge – Wrap Up
Quilt Block Challenge – Basic Finishing Instructions

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878 Responses to “Quilt Block Challenge Fabric Requirements”

  1. Sandra McGinness


  2. Teresa

    Super excited

  3. Terri McCallum

    Just thank you!

  4. Linda


  5. Linda McCary


  6. Jennifer Ackart

    Hope I can keep up!

  7. Helen Belk

    This looks like a challenging quilt.

  8. Carrie

    I am trying to download the blocks for Gina Perkes Star Quilt Block Challenge. I can get the download, but they will not print off correctly. The background instruction and yardage needed does, but not the stars themselves. Please help

  9. Kathleen Cintavey

    It looks like I need to play catch-up!

  10. Patricia

    1) I am just a beginner to intermediate quilter. Is this an appropriate Challenge for me? It will be my first pieced quilt 2) Am I able to complete this on my own time table? Right now I am overwhelmed with making Masks for Covid 19. Thanks.