Monday, June 4, 2012

What a Surprise!

I don't know what to say! You are all too sweet with your comments.  Kris, thank you so much for sending everyone over here to take peek.  In just a few hours the number of followers almost tripled.
 
Just a few pictures I took as I was making the quilt.  The star is paper pieced and the hst's are just over 1 inch.  You can find the pattern for this star here.  I've had that pattern "pinned" for a long time and when I realized that Kris did too, I knew it was the perfect time to try it.  It's just over 12.5 inches when its done so I knew I had to add something else to get it bigger, so I add the Kona Ash for boarders and the hst's.  The rest of the fabric is from Amy Ellis' Blogger's Choice Bundle from the Fat Quarter Shop that I won earlier this year.

And here are a few pictures I took of Kris's quilt before I mailed it off. 

 

15 comments:

  1. Love your paper-pieced star quilt. I've done some paper-piecing, but not anything with so many points. I'm an Army brat; we were stationed at Fort Richardson in the early 60's; one day I hope to visit Alaska again.

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  2. Hi Heather. Just popped in to say HI. I am visiting from Dandelions Quilt blog.

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  3. you did such a great job on all those points!
    Fun backing too.

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  4. Kris sent me to your blog to see the beautiful things you have made and I am so glad she did. To my surprise you live in Kodiak Alaska and my 19 year old son will be spending 15-20 days in your town next month!! What are the chances of that. He is very excited to see your town and Alaska. Can't wait to continue to see your sewing projects!

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  5. Your star quilt is beautiful. I also love the jean skir t makeover tha t you did!! Very cute

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  6. I love. Think i will have to try one someday too!

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  7. It's wonderful! Kris is very lucky to be giving it a new home.

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  8. I love your star, and those tiny little HST's down the sides are just adorable!!

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  9. love your site. I looked around a bit and will be back. Your swap mini is great and I love the mouse that you received. That is the second one of those I've seen. I would love to find the pattern and make some. So cute.

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  10. What a treat! I've been introduced to your blog by Kris today and I wish I would have seen you sooner :) I notice the frog in your header and have to say I made one like it myself last year ... aren't they fun??? Take care and know that I've become a follower so I may come visit you again real soon!

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  11. Your project for the swap is terrific!! So creative :-)

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  12. I was sent over here by Kris of Dandelions Quilt blog. Sure am glad she did. Love the denim skirt you recycled! The ruffles are so cute. I'll have to try that for my granddaughter.

    Come and visit me at http://suebeesworld.blogspot.com/. I'll be having a Giveaway soon because I won the Traveling Stash!!!!

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  13. I come from Dandelion Quilts and am now a new follower of your blog.
    Your star is beautiful!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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