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Monday, July 25, 2011

Summer Sampler #7

Boy; I am really wishing I had arranged these fabrics differently for this quilt...this is the first time I have put so many prints together like a rule I would have a white background for all of these. But I decided to get out of my comfort zone and try something different...not liking it at

Besides my planning; it is going well...this block is the string star..and it was very easy to do; though I don't like a string star ...if you look on my work website; you will see a very large one on there that I did..hated doing it!!! But at least it stands out..hahaha.

Anyway; enough griping; I put them together this way; don't like them, but it is done.  So I'll live with it, right?????....Have fun putting yours together.  And if it helps; I cut 3.5 inch strips for each triangle, and used the Tri Tool to flip and cut each one.

Without further here is mine; if you can see the
One day I am going to do this whole thing over in a solid background..I am sure I will like it much better....
I wanted to share these 2 pics with you...they belong to a lady whom I am hand quilting a quilt for.  This is one that she had machine quilted...because of the fabrics it couldn't be hand is one of the most beautiful quilts I have seen...take a look..the pic on the right is just one block...the left is around the center of the quilt...                                                  


  1. I can imagine it would stand out with a solid background a little better! I still am stuck on my block from Wednesday- have not had much free time at all! Oh well, I will get them done eventually!

  2. You may like them better once you get them all together ,it is a good chance to try new blocks and you are doing great work! That quilt looks gorgeous.

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