Wednesday, 2 November 2016

still stuck on stars



I've spent the last few days playing with star blocks
- again {sigh!}



I already had a pile of large cut out triangles in Denyse Schmidt's fine plaid
that I had tried using in an earlier project but they didn't work quite as I'd imagined they would {sound familiar?}

Anyway, determined to use them up, I started mixing in a few other fabrics, just playing really
- some Liberty, AMH, Basic Grey and a good old Kaffe spot {ever so useful}
 a bit of an eclectic mix of gentle muted fabrics...














... and I've got about 5 stars up on the design wall now
Loving how it's going this time
so I think I'm going to gather them all up and get busy sewing a scrappy vintage-y quilt!

Linking up with Esther for WiPs on Wednesday here
with Lorna for show & tell over here at sewfreshquilts
and with Myra for 'finished or not Friday' over here



18 comments:

  1. I really like that plaid fabric for the star points Linda. You are on the road to another lovely scrap quilt!

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  2. I'll echo Cynthia above. The plaid gives it really 'makes it.'

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  3. Pleased you're back onto stars, lie the mix of fabrics.

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  4. These look really great! I love star quilts!

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  5. Very nice! I like the thought of a vintage-y quilt and the plaid really ties it all together.

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  6. A vintagey scrappy quilt from you - I wouldn't expect anything less. Are these all handpieced?

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  7. Great idea to use your already-cut triangles. Lovely muted colours. Don't know how you made your stars........EPP?

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  8. oh these are just lovely! I love your mix of modern and traditional style prints, it works really well.

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  9. Sometimes it is the fabric one least expect will work, that saves the day. Your stars look lovely.

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  10. The fabric additions you made to the plaids are beautiful. They are just the ticket.

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    1. Thanks Lisa!
      So happy when it all started to look scrappy and yet still cohesive at the same time!

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  11. Fabulous and fun. I love how the plaids work so well.

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  12. They look great! Those plaid star points are perfect :)

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  13. Your stars look wonderful! So colorful and bright! Well done!

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  14. Great mix of fabrics for the stars!

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  15. Wonderful stars are lighting up your design wall!! The plaid is the perfect joining fabric. I can see picking fun fabric combos for the stars could be addictive.

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  16. Look-ing good!! It has that real vintage-y feel.

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  17. Great mix of scraps. Have fun!

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