Evening in the Garden Quilts

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Another Star Wars Baby Quilt

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I love the fabrics in this quilt so much!  That starry sky/space!  This was really fun to sew.  (My only complaint is that that Robert Kauffman space fabric is only 40″ wide.  I don’t like this trend.)

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The star panel was the only part that used “old” stash, but every bit of it came from my 3.5″ scrap bin, and the colors are wonderful.  I’m using this idea on one of the next ones.

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I quilted it with vertical lines, ranging from a half to one and a half inches apart.  The thread is Superior’s Rainbows in Lilac Bouquet (40 wt.).  It’s very light compared to the dark fabrics, and I had some misgivings as I quilted it, but I like it now.  I think it lightens the dark strip a bit and lends some movement to the stars.

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Find this in my Etsy shop.

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Enjoy your quilting!


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Star Wars Finish

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I found myself working away on this quilt on May the Fourth, so I guess the Force is strong with this one!

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Pro Tip:  Make sure you’re using you 1/4″ foot while you are piecing.  I made all these geese using my open-toe #20 foot, left on from binding the last quilt.  Apparently it sews a 3/8 or 5/16″ seam… Made them too small.  Thank goodness the whole top wasn’t full of piecing!

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I’m much happier with the quilting on this one.  It’s rays extending in different directions, and it seems to be enough.

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You’ll find this quilt in my Etsy Shop.

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Sunday Stash Report: 1/21/18

Terrible weather during the past week, so lots of sewing got done!  And no new fabric. Yet.

2018-01-18 09.34.11This baby quilt was inspired by some of the fabric I got on sale after Christmas.  The two fabrics are not related, but I thought they belonged together.

2018-01-18 09.34.50Find this in my Etsy shop.

2018-01-21 14.44.52This quilt looks familiar, but I just finished it as a custom order.  This makes # 12 of my elephant/Star Wars baby quilts using this design.

So that’s seven yards used this week.

This week:  + 0 yards,  – 7 yards

This year:  + 19.75 yards,  – 18.25 yards

Net destashed added in 2018:  1.5 yards

 

Almost breaking even!  Good luck on your destashing!