Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Vanilla Stars . . . .


Right in the middle of the holiday hubbub, I got a quilt back from the quilter. This is the first chance I've had to blog about it.



The pattern is called "Vanilla Stars" and is by The Pattern Basket.

I made this quilt exactly as called for in the directions, very unusual for me.



This top was a kit, I swapped out all the "vanillas", didn't use 2 of the kitted fabrics, and added 6 of my own.


I finished this quilt way back in April, it was supposed to get quilted in June, but I sent Quilt # 44 instead, to have it for July. Then when that quilt's turn came up, I sent Gobble Gobble, so I would have it for Thanksgiving. So this quilt has been patiently waiting its turn.


This is quilt # 43, it measures 66" X 86", and is currently living here, in my living room. This room needed a little something after taking down the Christmas decorations, perfect timing.

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9 comments:

  1. What a great, great quilt! It looks very happy on your chair in your living room. Love it!

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  2. Love it. The colors are so vibrant and rich. On top of that... it has stars? Love it!!

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  3. Nice that it finally made it home all prettied up. It's a great way to have the stars in the sashing. Surprisingly easy.

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  4. Beautiful, Thelma! I've pulled that pattern out of the pattern box numerous times but have yet to make it. May be something to do next month - this month is full. :-)

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  5. That is a great variation of the pattern I used for my family Christmas quilt. I may have to make that one sometime as well!

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  6. The quilt is beautiful! I love it on the chair with all the rich colors.

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  7. I love that quilt. In fact, looking at your beautiful quilt reminds me that I have that kit - lol. It isn't finished but maybe that will be one of the ones I try and finish this year. All your quilts are gorgeous.

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  8. It's beautiul! Love the stars in the pattern. You followed the directions in the pattern, but I noticed you swapped out some of the fabrics ;-))) Good for you. It looks great on your red chair.

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