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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Summer Stars

 


Despite joining in six weeks late, I was able to complete the Summer Stars "mystery" quilt hosted by the Temecula Quilt Shop this summer!  I finished on Saturday.

It was a fun, easy little project.  I still have to quilt it, but that won't take long.  

Here is an update on my blue and cream stars for my new King-sized bed.   I have 28 done now and if you remember, I need 121 total.  What you don't see is the big stacks of pieces I have cut.  I'm using fabric from my "fat quarter and smaller" stash, so cutting isn't as straight-forward as it may seem.

I got distracted by Another Year of Schnibbles.  Our new project for September is what many of us were expecting/predicting/hoping/anticipating/longing for:  one of Carries new Little Bites--Speck


SpeckTN

You can see that there are two versions--it is made of the same units, but arranged into two different blocks: the "X" or the "O."  I'm working away on my version already.  We also got a "heads up" about the October project.  That one will be a larger project than normal.  We have a choice of two patterns, Hubble or Bounce, and both finish around 70 inches. 

Image of Hubble PDF ~ Schnibbles No. 468


Image of Bounce ~ RQC No. 118 ~ Paper

I haven't been able to make up my mind yet about which one I want to do.  I'm pondering.

Have a great day!
JoAnne

5 comments:

  1. Love all the stars!

    I've printed the directions to the Summer of Stars to do this Winter.

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  2. What great Summer Stars! Congratulations on finishing the top...

    I'm loving those blue stars... just keep on keeping on and you'll get there!

    Love those Snibbles patterns.... but I will have to sit this out... that is until I get tempted enough!

    :)

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  3. What great projects! A [huge] kingsize project would be overwhelming to me right now; yet, I love yours!
    What great Schnibbles projects and possibilities too!

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  4. Oh I love all your stars! The Little Bite is so much fun!

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  5. Well done you finishing that Temecula quilt. Their projects are always so darling. I love your blue stars. The quilt is going to look fantastic.

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