Thursday, February 23, 2012

Sew Starry - Finished!

My first bigger-than-a-wall-hanging (even though it's...a wall hanging) finish of 2012!
There were four size options - I, of course, chose none of them. Mine is 40x40, made from 2" squares.
 The fabric is three colorations of Felicity's Stash by Makower, and two colors of unknown thread fabric. They match pretty well, so they could be from the same line, but I only had fat quarters without the proper selvage.
I decided to go orderly instead of random in my placement. If you decide to do this, use the coloring page here. I used a lot more reds, especially in the points.
{Obligatory Oklahoma Wind Shot}
I did the quilting myself - cross-hatching in the star, radiating lines in the corners, crossing lines in the triangles. It's very dense for me, and I very much like it. In fact, I keep staring at my husband's Steeler's quilt and imagining the quilting I could add. He thinks I'm staring at him.

The back is plain muslin, and I'm not showing a picture because I haven't buried my threads yet.

It will be hung on the wall in my sewing studio, which is almost set up to the point I'm ready to share the full thing. Almost. I need to vacuum first.

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16 comments:

  1. "He thinks I'm staring at him." hehehehehehehe

    But seriously, the quilt is amazing. I love the dense quilting.

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  2. haha...I was going to say it, but Heather beat me to it. Congrats on a fine finish! Great quilting!!

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  3. Nice finish--especially since it has all those 2 inch squares!

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  4. Love the quilting on this. And super choice for binding. I still haven't decided on my setting color. Lovely finish.

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  5. Looks great.. love the quilting that you did.

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  6. It is great! I love the quilting on it!

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  7. It looks like a giant block :)Thanks for sharing! And I love the Steelers Quilt!!!

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  8. I love it that he thinks you're staring at him. :) Beautiful quilt and great work on the quilting! Thanks for linking up to TGIFF!

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  9. Love that quilt. I wish I had a quilting room. Cool to see that you are from OK. I used to live in Tulsa, and my youngest is planning on going to OSU in the fall.

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  10. that is fabulous! I love the way you quilted it too!

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  11. I like it and you did a great job!

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  12. I like the color variations in the star and your humor:)

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  13. Beautiful! Love the green you chose for the background. :o)

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  14. Goodness, that's an amazing quilt, Kate! Whoop whoop!!!!

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