Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Stars and Nine Patch

After looking at the box of scraps leftover from this top, I think it is a great idea to save them for a future applique project….pressing them, and trying to cut them into some specific sizes for a border, and hoping for enough, was just more work than I wanted to do for this quilt.  I did have a stars and nine patch top and borderlength of a nice bright but soft blue that went well, so this top is done and ready for quilting when I get the backing.

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southern Ontario, Canada
I began quilt-making in January 2001, as therapy following diagnosis a chronic autoimmune condition. I enjoy creating and exploring hand and machine applique, machine piecing, english paper piecing, machine quilting, and machine embroidery. I have been working with Electric Quilt for several years and I'm comfortable with just about very aspect of using EQ to design pieced, applique, and embroidery quilts. I'm an early retired Mom with two teenager and a son who'll be married in Fall '09. My husband is my biggest quilting supporter.

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