I have faithfully used Nancy J. Martin’s Perpetual Calendar 365 Quilt Blocks A Year since the calendar was published by That Patchwork Place in 1999.
More recently, I decided I would practice with Electric Quilt by drawing some of the blocks from this calendar.
Army Star is one of those blocks.
If you have Block Base, the block is listed as 1981 and is a slightly different version. The Kansas City Star printed the block in 1941-43.
Both blocks are based on an 8 x 8 grid.
Here is what Army Star looks like in a straight set:
I’ve put the block on point in the following design:
I suppose I could have been patriotic and used red, white and blue, but I didn’t think of it. I was concentrating on the design itself. I’ll play with color another time.