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UFO fiinish #3 Stars in the News

Old 11-09-2020, 08:19 AM
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This quilt began at the beginning of 2019 when I sorted through my waste HST's and declared it the the year of the triangle. I made a few Maverick (wonky) stars with red backgrounds; then went onto something else. This winter I picked up the stars again and had 72 6" stars finished...Now what? Using EQ I played with some layouts and like using a wider sash (3") with scrap cornerstones. I choose the newsprint fabric from stash for the sashes; then decided to use up more HST's on the sashing pieces. My plan was to use the news print in an inner border, but it seemed blah. While browsing in a LQS I found a red K Fassett fabric with multi colored bright circles....not an exact red match when I got it home, but close enough, but still lacked something. Ditching the newsprint border for a yellow border gave it the punch it needed. The circular quilting from the pantograph repeats the circular design not only in the border, but the red backing as well. I had enough leftover backing to use as binding.
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Old 11-09-2020, 08:25 AM
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Very striking quilt. I love the red background- it really sets it off with the yellow. Great choices!
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Old 11-09-2020, 08:52 AM
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You have done and excellent job on this UFO. I wish I could get a handle on some of mine. I have so many sitting here it is unbelievable! Nice, not nice but very nicely made and it is a great addition to your quilting family.
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Another real beauty.
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Old 11-09-2020, 04:25 PM
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Cute quilt!
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Old 11-09-2020, 06:36 PM
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Flipping’ amazing!
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Old 11-09-2020, 10:25 PM
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I love those wonky stars! Itís a beautiful quilt.
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Old 11-10-2020, 03:38 AM
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Yet another fantastic finish from your UFO pile...great job. This quilt has a lot of pieces and I applaud you for the patience and determination in getting it done. It looks great.
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Love your wonky stars quilt and its history. What a journey to the finish line and a sparkling result.
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Old 11-10-2020, 04:19 AM
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Love the wonky stars and also the secondary pattern that shows up in the diagonals. Great use of piecing and color to create the illusion of layers.

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