Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Star Centers - Quilt Along

As much as I love swimming with my kids, I have loved not having lessons this week - I have had much more time to sew! I think I finished my blocks in record time this week!

This week for Happy Quiltings Star Surround Quilt Along we were making our star centers. It was not too hard, but I did have to unpick a few times when I got turned around between getting the fabric from my ironing board to my sewing machine. Maybe it was because I was talking to my kids while doing this . . .


But here are my blocks.

I have 16 of them, but with the fabrics I chose there are only 4 different ones, so I just took a picture of one set of the 4.

And I think that this block is my favorite. That aqua and purple just look so good together!!
And here is a just because picture.
While I was sewing I turned around to get one of my pieces and my little boy had it on the floor studying it with his head lamp. When I asked him what he was doing he told me he was checking to see if it was perfect. He then handed it to me and told me 'It's perfect!' I think I will have him help me every time I sew!!

Enjoy!

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8 comments:

  1. Love your inspector.....LOL....too funny. Oh...and great blocks.

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    1. Thanks BillieBee, he is always good for a laugh!

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  2. The little guy with the headlamp is just too funny. Of course your blocks are perfect. Can't wait to see the quilt.

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  3. Oh my goodness, isn't he the cutest thing ever. I love sewing with my kids in the room, especially when their little hands get into it, but yup, it causes unpicking sometimes :) Your blocks look stunning and your points are just perfect. Great job!!

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    1. Melissa you are very nice, I have to say it has been a while since I have worked on a quilt and am happy that my measuring is coming out good, usually I have to make adjustments as I go to make it right! lol! And we also think that this boy is by far the cutest thing around!

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  4. Oh my gosh, that is so cute!!

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