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Wednesday, 14 November 2012

From A - Halfway

After a few more hours of really satisfying hand sewing, I managed to finish my handpieced Sawtooth Star block.

Hand Pieced Sawtooth Star

I used Sweetwater's Grunge print in black for the cornerstones and one of the floral prints from Anna Maria Horner's Field Study line for the outside border. I really like how the semi-transparent polka-dots echo the Mirror Ball dots in the star points. I also like how the white background fabric (Lecien Whitewash) has subtle flowers in it which echo the poppies in the border print.

Hand Pieced Sawtooth Star

The finished block size is 20.5" x 20.5". I'm planning to turn it into a throw pillow for our bed.

Quilting My Star

After admiring it for a few days, I have finally taken the time to get this block basted and have started on the hand quilting. So far so good. Hopefully I'll have a finished pillow to snuggle up to soon!

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