The star points are pieced on a foundation paper cut from a telephone book.
My first problem was that I didn't have the same ruler the directions called for.
My diamond ruler had markings and numbers so I used the #3 and cut my foundation papers.
All was peachy keen until I made the corner units. Too small for my diamonds!!
(The finished block should be 10.25" but mine is 12".)
Somehow my diamonds are too big so I had to figure out what size the corner squares were.
Once I got the corners figured out I needed the side triangles. Got that too.
So I carefully pieced the whole block being very careful not to stretch the diamonds.....
Look at the center lift I've got going!
I could hide a spool of thread under this block.
It's not supposed to do that.
My solution for now was to get it wet and press it flat.....