Saturday, December 21, 2013

Another finish- antique stars!

I recently finished up this quilt made from blocks that I "won" on a fellow bloggers website. Check out  Deb makes quilts and Christmas stockings for our troops and their families, shares inspiration and takes a picture a day for her blog.
On one of her "win it Wednesdays" (day 448) she gave away a bunch of patriotic antique blocks that she got in a lot from Ebay.

Some of the blocks were pretty worn, but I salvaged what I could and finally pieced them together with new border fabrics that looked aged. I hand-tied it with pearl cotton because all of the stars were hand pieced and were a little uneven and wouldn't lay flat. 

I especially like the double-pink stars- not sure if they started out red, but I think it gives a nice variety.

 Thanks for looking
Thanks Deb!


  1. That turned out gorgeous! So glad they went to you, you did an amazing job.

  2. I love this quilt! Gorgeous job.


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