First, I want to tell you of a Reproduction Scrap Giveaway being drawn this coming Friday, Jan 23 on Wendy's blog "The Constant Quilter". All it takes is a Comment and you have a chance to win!!
Wendy and I are joining Barbara Brackman's "Stars In A Time Warp" QAL making 6" stars each week using reproduction fabrics suggested by her. Check that out here. Click on the red star on the left side of the page.
First week is Turkey Red. And here is mine. Had fun choosing which Turkey red to use and in fact, cut fabrics for ManyMore in case I need them as I want to make a quilt about 84" x 84" which will take about 196 blocks. Since I plan to use an alternate fabric for every other block, I need to make only 98 pieced blocks......which seems doable since I have been getting lots of practice while making the same 6" stars for my Colonial Medallion. I needed 36 and made 57! Like to have choices!!!
The star blocks that did not make it into the quilt are below .....the second photo contains stars with backgrounds that I considered too light for the Medallion quilt, but will be happy to use in something else!!
This is my Colonial Medallion before adding the star border.....
And here it is with the star border! One more plain blue border to go and then Lots and Lots of Flying Geese! Kinda large ones at 3" x 6" so they might go fast once I get in the groove! Need to start pulling more fabrics.....don't want much duplication if I can help it!
Until next time............should not be too long......already took the photos of the new shop fabrics.......lots of new fabrics!! Hard to resist!!