Friday, October 29, 2010

Plan in Action . . . .

So I've started on my next project,

Nottingham Star by Grace's Dowry Quilts available from the Quilt Merchant.

I was able to actually see the quilt when I visited the store last month. They have kits available if you're interested.

So here's where I stand on mine. I've got the browns cut and all the brown and cream hst units done.

Right now it doesn't looks so different from the store quilt, but just wait, 42 red and cream stars are going to fill that center and really spice things up!

The 42 little stars in the center, they finish at 5 inches square. That requires a 3 x 1 3/4 inch flying geese unit, well technically, 4 geese units for each star. Doesn't that sound like an odd size and something that would be hard to get just right....

Not if you've got one of these....

one of the sizes that the Mini Fit to be Geese ruler can easily make is just that size......
Thanks Monique, how did you know that was just the size I needed!!

Ask me what I'm going to be doing this weekend.......
I'm going to be seeing stars, hopefully a lot of cream and red stars!

I hope you have a wonderful fall weekend.


  1. Oh Thelma it's going to be wonderful...can't wait to see those red stars popped in there! Have fun!

  2. I like where this one is going. Look forward to seeing it with the stars. Might have to get that pattern.

  3. What a great pattern! Can't wait to see stars :-)

  4. Can't wait to see your version! Love that ruler.

  5. Wow - what warm, rich browns. I can't wait to see the reds come into play!

  6. Oh, so pretty...this is going to be wonderful! I love already!

  7. I really like the way this project is coming together! It's going to be gorgeous!

  8. I really love this quilt and now you have me wanting to order that fabric to make it!

  9. oh guess i need that ruler too huh? you just cost me money !!!!!

  10. Hmmm, I'm really liking that quilt. And there are kits you say??? This is very tempting. I may have to mosey on over to that site....


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