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Hand pieced and hand quilted using vintage and reproduction fabrics.

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Comment by Carla on January 3, 2014 at 3:50pm

I see I made a comment in 2009. Should have thought about looking at your photos.  Its a beauty.  I like the hexagon in between the stars and that it was large enough to add a motif.  Still a long way off from starting one.  I really like the vintage fabrics, not sure red and white would do it justice. I guess I will keep thinking on it, till the time comes. Thanks

Comment by Shannon, ON on September 6, 2012 at 10:38am


Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on March 22, 2011 at 6:20am
This quilt is just beautiful.  The traditional looking quilts are still my all-time favorite. 
Comment by Joana Simmers/GA on December 6, 2009 at 11:48am
I love this quilt, Handstitcher. You are giving me so much inspiration.
Comment by cellogirl on August 23, 2009 at 5:31am
Beautiful!!--really good reproduction of a c.1920-30 quilt--great job!!
Comment by handstitcher/IL on August 11, 2009 at 6:31am
Just hand stitched. I did it the "old fashioned" way, using templates and marking sewing lines with a pencil. The stars were nice and portable when I was in that phase. It was fun to make a quilt the way my ancestors did. I'm so glad you've enjoyed it.
Comment by Gayle/La. on August 10, 2009 at 11:47pm
Is it EPP or is it just hand stitched??? I love it. It is a winner no matter how you did it. Aren't you glad that it is finished? I have added it to my favorites. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Comment by handstitcher/IL on August 9, 2009 at 6:12am
I believe it's called Texas star. I recut the 11 original blocks (they were measuring quite differently from one another) using the templates in Linda Otto Lipsett's book "To Love and To Cherish," then drafted the large connecting hexagons since her stars were set differently. It was hand pieced and hand quilted -- took two winters at my pace. I'm so glad you enjoyed it!
Comment by Carla on August 8, 2009 at 2:03pm
What a great quilt. Did you hand piece or machine piece? I would love to find this pattern, may I ask what iti s called?
Comment by handstitcher/IL on July 28, 2009 at 7:15pm
Thanks! I got 11 vintage blocks at a white elephant sale, and made the rest with reproductions prints. It's queen-sized, hand pieced and hand quilted. Took forever, but I finished this spring!

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