Friday, July 15, 2016

Maple Leaf Star - Finished

Maple Leaf Star, about 64" x 80"

A Friday finish! Maple Leaf Star is done, quilted and bound. The blocks were the main block in a local shop's BOM series last year. The setting is my own. The quilting is a collaboration with my long-armer friend Sandy; she did the FMQ motifs in the blocks and the borders, and I did the SID in the sashing. I wanted the quilt to be soft and drapey, so the quilting is not overly dense.

Check out those mitered borders - not bad, huh?!

This quilt is destined to become a Christmas gift for some family members. Nice to have it finished ahead of time!

Speaking of Christmas, Sarah over at Confessions of a Fabric Addict is hosting both a Christmas quilt-along and the 12 Days of Christmas in July Blog Hop. I hope you'll visit Sarah and check out all the stops on the blog hop. My turn to post comes next Thursday.


Linking up with Whoop Whoop Friday at Confessions of a Fabric Addict and Friday Finish at Crazy Mom Quilts

6 comments:

  1. My first comment was going to be on the mitered corners, even before your prompting! Looks like a vintage Jinny Beyer.

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  2. The mitered borders are amazing! Congratulations on the finish and early preparation for the holidays. :)

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  3. Beautifully done! I'm in major envy over your mitered corners, you did a great job with those.

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  4. Not bad indeed! You are the queen of mitered corners, so I expected nothing less ;-)

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  5. Those mitered borders are perfect! I've never mitered borders, but I watched my husband attempt it for the first time this weekend, so I have to send him your way to check them out. I'm sure once it is gifted it will be well loved.

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  6. The mitered borders are perfect and the quilt is gorgeous. I've tried them on a block for a QOV quilt and mine need lots of work.

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