Step 1 Start with a circle divided into ten equal sections. (You can download and print a template here)

Islamic geometric pattern by Eric Broug

Step 2 Draw one continuous lines that ends where it starts. Start at any intersection, skip two intersects and connect to the third intersection. Skip two, go to the third. Repeat until you end up where you started.
Islamic geometric pattern by Eric Broug

Step 3 Draw a fivepointed star as indicated.
Islamic geometric pattern by Eric Broug

Step 4 Draw another fivepointed star as indicated.
Islamic geometric pattern by Eric Broug

Step 5 All the construction lines have now been drawn. Take a different colour pen or pencil and draw the red kite shape, tracing parts of lines you have drawn in the previous steps.Islamic geometric pattern by Eric Broug

Step 6 Draw the remaining nine kite shapes. Be systematic about which lines you draw in which order.
Islamic geometric pattern by Eric Broug

Step 7 All the lines have been drawn. Your star pattern is complete.
Islamic geometric pattern by Eric Broug

Step 8 Your pattern without the construction lines
Islamic geometric pattern by Eric Broug