9″ high x 12″wide
No zipper- but instructions include an optional flap closure. Two inside pockets can stash your stuff.
Stars are made using HST blocks. The comprehensive directions explain how to make HSTs using an easy piecing technique, but can easily be adapted to use any of a variety of new tools and methods. We like to use Thangles because the papers work well with this size project. If you choose to use one of the one these other methods, be sure to adjust the cutting directions as needed.