This is a quilt I finished almost two months ago! it was pretty big, and she hoped for a custom look without paying full custom prices, as well as one large feather over the borders. Once I found a path for a single start and stop, I was able to work back and forth, making it easier for me and less costly for her. She also asked that I keep out of the centers of the stars, because she had added a red embroidered accent.
The trick is to use the stars and the diamonds to travel back and forth, and to only 3/4 of a star at a time. Let me show you what I mean: