Thursday, November 3, 2011

Lone Star quilt tutorial coming soon is here, ideas

Star quilts were once the only thing I ever made, maybe because I had no idea how to do squares and triangles. Here are a few pictures to pique your interest in the new tutorial. Star quilts really are a piece of cake.

choices 

more choices
this one could go oh so many different ways.

4 stars begin
which one to do first

one star center finished 


quilted and ready for its new home
close up 

Quilted ready for binding
This is the one from the lower left in the 4 layed out on the floor pic.
This is like the one on page 72 of my book.
A customer called and said I want the quilt on page 72 in these colors.
I had to really look at the picture to figure it out. She likes it because it looks like spokes. 

Why these colors I have no idea, all I can say is the day I choose them I loved them.
It is a great example of diamond arrangement.






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2 comments:

jimsgimlet said...

I am new to the blogasphere and I just can't wait for your tut and this. I started paper piecing this star a couple of years ago and just put it all away. All of my diamonds are ready to be sewn together. :-)
I thought about it yesterday and then this morning, I found your blog. Maybe something is telling me to finish it.
Now I am wondering if you are going to paper piece or what. OOHH I just can't wait to see.

Parker Snowe said...

The tutorial will be for ordinary piecing, you will find it quite easy.