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Thread: My Current Project

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    Member mims's Avatar
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    Lovely! I am always a sucker for blue and white quilts, and this is a very nice one! :) ~Marilyn [Mims]

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    Quote Originally Posted by danmar
    Quote Originally Posted by Sheila Elaine
    danmar, you quilt colors & layout are fantastic. What color will your border be? I'm a tad afraid of stars, but folks like you make them look easy. I promise I'll try at least one star before long. Are you in the Doll Quilt Swap for March. It's a lots of fun & we're assigned a partner to make a small quilt for. Lot of chatting back & forth & good way to get to know our partners, as well as other board members. TTUL..............
    I took a picture of the border material. Thank you for the compliments. These stars are all made out of half squares and are very easy to do. I'll take a close up picture of the star and post it. I'm sure that you would be able to do them. I'll PM you.
    Oops! I lied! I'm sorry! I was thinking of a different quilt that I made when I said that the stars were made out of half squares.
    This one has Flying Geese and half squares. I took a picture of it and one of the half square blocks. (The half square one is easier to do, I think.) Here's the Pictures.

    Current Project 8 Point Star Block
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    Previous Project Star with 1/2 Squares
    Name:  Attachment-26083.jpe
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharon b
    Love the fabric, pattern and well ... all of it :mrgreen: Did you work from a pattern or make it up yourself ? Great Job :thumbup:
    I saw this pattern in a magazine but I didn't like their pattern. The pattern was for a 14" block, (too big!), and it was more of an applique pattern. You just cut the 8 points out in one piece each, and then used spray adhesive to glue them to a 14 1/2" square of white material, then zig zagged around them. I decided to just make my own regular 8 point star blocks, in a nice 9" block. Then I adjusted the Square-in-a-Square block to a 9" block too, and TA-DA! I have the quilt I wanted out of their idea.

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    Very lovely...my favorite colors!!

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    That is very nice.

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    THANK YOU VERY MUCH EVERYBODY!!!

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    Very pretty. Love the pattern.

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    Beautiful!

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    very pretty!

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    Love your quilt and great job in making the pattern fit your needs.

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