This fun Mariners star quilt is paper pieced and designed without the curved piecing required for most Mariner star blocks. The background is done in a twice dyed soft pastel purple/blue. The stars are made with 8 of the colors in our country color group. This Queen size quilt finishes 82" x 106". The kit was originally designed as a Block of the Month, it comes with all 12 patterns and all the foundation paper required.