Next sew Color 3 and Color 5 quarter square
triangles together to make two pieced triangles like those shown
at top left. Press seams to darker sides then sew on a Color 1
half square triangle to each. (Repeat this to make two of the
units shown at lower left, which use Color 1 and 5 quarter square
triangles and Color 3 half square triangles instead)...
Now lay out all units as shown at left. Sew three horizontal rows.
Join the rows and your Checkerblock Star is complete!
Here are four blocks by five with plain and pieced