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Thread: Paper piecing star wallhanging

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    Paper piecing star wallhanging

    I'm practicing the paper piecing technique so I can start on a pattern I received as a gift. I thought I'd start with something simpler, and this seemed like fun. I found free patterns online, made three 12-inch star patches, sashed and bordered them, and then started to have fun with the quilting. I was recently at the quilt show in Lancaster PA, and I bought a book about feathers. I started doodling on paper, liked what I saw, and started to implement those designs in the quilt. I almost like the back better than the front! Hope you enjoy looking too.
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    Great stars! The back is gorgeous.
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    Wow great job! Very pretty stars and feathers!
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    Definitely reversable. Nice job on both PP and quilting. And I wouldn't exactly call that star a beginner PP pattern. You appear to have jumped in with both feet and then proceeded to synchronize swim out swan lake! I think you are ready to tackle your gift pattern now.

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    That is so pretty. Wish I could do feathers like that. I can draw nice ones on paper or I like them. Its the machine to cloth and yes practice practice. Looks like you've got it. Thanks for sharing. Please share the other when you get it done

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    Great job! Love it! And the quilting looks awesome!
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    If I were you, I'd keep staring at my excellent quilting on the back, too! But I love the fabrics on the front ...

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    Very cool stars.

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    Very pretty!

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    nicely done
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    You did a great job. I would be tempted to hang it with the backside out.

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    You're right, both sides are wonderful.

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    You are doing great. Hope I'm as good some day!!!

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    When I'm finished all my projects and commitments, that is my next challenge or should I say a gift to myself, learning a new technique pp'ng. You did a great job on the quilting. I think you're ready for the next challenge.

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    Both sides are awesome! Would be a stunning quilt!
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    Very pretty! Love the quilting.

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    Great stars, great quilting.
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    great job and love the quilting

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    I love your star wallhanging. What a great decoration for Memorial Day and Fourth of July.

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    Wow and all those stripped/plaid fabric in the stars is oriented the same way! Very pretty quilting, BTW.

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    My only lament is that your feathers aren't very visible in the plaid because they are wonderful! Thank you for sharing. It is a beautiful piece of art!

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    Love the fabric. The front is beautiful the back is stunning. BrendaK
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    Your feathers are great.

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    Well, you sure did pay attention to that new book! Those feather's came out fantastic! I think you are ready for that pp'd project you were warming up for! Let's see it when it's done, bet it's going to be gorgeous!!

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    Great job on paper piecing. Fabulous job on quilting!!!
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