Sunday, 13 November 2016

the stars are aligning!


I've always been a big fan of scrappy quilts
and making my 'sweetstar' quilt fun & scrappy is what this quilt is all about for me!
I guess each block is kinda like a mini-quilt, with different color and fabric combinations.
Here's a few progress photos...





using my trusty {v. old} Bernina at present
as my Janome machine has gone in for a bit of R&R ... {sigh} again ...




some special fabrics are going into this ...









and I love how useful these itty bitty Denyse Schmidt prints have been ...




a little block combo ...


 

yes, yes, yes, my stars are getting aligned ...

... slowly!

Linking up with Cynthia for 'oh scrap' here 

16 comments:

  1. Lovely stars! I love your color choices. I started to do stars from scraps too. I love the background fabric you use,works so beautifully!Anneli from chromatobalomata.wordpress.com

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  2. Looking very pretty and feminine - you are a whizz at scrappy!!

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  3. I have the same trusty Bernina! I love those blocks and fabrics. This quilt is going to be another lovely finish. Thanks for sharing with Oh Scrap!

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  4. For some reason I thought you were hand piecing your stars so it was interesting to see that you're machine piecing them. You always use such wonderful fabrics!

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  5. Those stars are definitely fun and sweet! You have such a way of putting those pretty fabrics together! Do those stars require Y seams? I haven't had to do those much - so I'm a little fearful of them!

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  6. Those lovely florals and the touchs of black are great in your combinations. Keep up the good work!

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    1. Thank you! I love that it's taking me a while actually... somehow over time different fabrics, old & new, have found their way into this quilt!

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  7. Your stars are so beautiful!

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  8. A charming vintage feel. I like how you cut the plaid triangles just a little bit off grain.

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  9. Very pretty! Love the vintage vibe you've got going one with these stars.

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  10. Growing growing and looking lovely :-)

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  11. Absolutely beautiful! I'm pinning this one and adding it to my Quilty Dreams 2017. Is it EPP?

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  12. Duh! Silly me! Didn't you say you were using your Bernina? :)

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Thanx for stopping by, happy sewing!