Bloggers Quilt Festival-Starry Night in the Mountains

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Here is my second entry for the September 2018  Bloggers Quilt Festival at Amy’s Creative Side.   It too was another Island Batik project – a challenge to create a secondary pattern (the fabrics, thread and batting were supplied by Island Batik and their associates – Hobbs and Aurifil).  I like the simplicity of the Friendship Star and the Snowball block, both used in the quilt.  Also pleasing to me, was that the secondary pattern mimicked the friendship star!

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This design, too, started in Electric Quilt, EQ8.  I don’t really love drawing quilts, but find it much faster to play with the design on the computer.

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You can see the three patterns that show up.  There is a Friendship Star, a Sawblade Star (similar but smaller points that the Friendship Star) and an Eight Pointed Star.  The last was a surprise, and a little hard to see – but it is there.

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Starry Nights in the Mountains
35″ x 45″
Mountain Majesty – Island Batik fabrics, Aurifil thread and Hobbs Thermore Batting
Machine pieced, machine quilted

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