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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12 Comments

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      September 23, 2018 / 4:55 pm

      WordPress makes this pretty easy. I like pointing things out that I think might be obvious but often others can’t see.

  1. September 23, 2018 / 3:25 pm

    Love seeing this one. I like the pattern and the fabrics!

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      September 23, 2018 / 4:54 pm

      It really is a fun one. It will be at my guild’s show in a few weeks – real labeling is on the task list for this week!

  2. Brenda @ Songbird Designs
    September 23, 2018 / 4:07 pm

    These colors play so well together, and the pattern is great!

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      September 23, 2018 / 4:52 pm

      Thanks, Brenda. It was a fun pattern to create!

  3. September 23, 2018 / 7:51 pm

    Love the colors. It’s a pretty quilt.

  4. September 23, 2018 / 10:30 pm

    I love the colors and the hidden patterns. Great job!

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      September 24, 2018 / 12:01 pm

      Thank you, Kar0n. It was great fabric and a fun experiment.

    • kathleenquilts
      Author
      September 24, 2018 / 12:00 pm

      Thank you, Yvonne. I love the way it turned out.

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