Thursday, July 9, 2009

Quilted Star

Today I took a trip to a fellow longarmer's home to learn some of her tips and tricks. This is the quilt she had on the frame.


The different thread choice for the flowers and leaves stitched over the cross hatching was absolutely gorgeous! It was subtle enough to add to the quilt without taking away from the pieced star.
Also make sure to see all the give aways that I've been posting on my side bar.

22 comments:

Judi said...

Pretty, Pretty! Thanks for the sidebar shout out. You're the best!

W. Latane Barton said...

That is beautiful. thanks for sharing it with us.

Fiesta said...

Mary , you are so right. The quilting on that star is marvelous.

Amanda said...

The quilting is beautiful!

I love your blog. I think today is the first time I had visited you. Somehow I found you earlier today, but I don't think I left a comment. I was in a hurry. I was excited to see that you have my blog listed on your blogroll. I'll be sure to add yours to mine.

Pat said...

That is a very pretty quilt. How nice that you have another longarmer that is willing to share her tips and tricks with you! (Of course, from what I've seen, you do pretty well on your own without anyone giving you any pointers!)

onlymehere said...

This looks like a Lonestar. I love them. I have a weakness for stars in my quilts. Beautiful.

Red Geranium Cottage said...

WOW that's really pretty.

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

What a pretty quilt. I love the quilted flower motif. I'm still amazed at the work you and others do with those longarm machines!

Feedsack Fantasy said...

This is divine ... exquisite creation. TTFN ~Marydond

Barb said...

That is wonderful work

Betweens said...

I have seen many of those giant star quilts I think they are a LAQ dream to quilt.. not to many seams and a great vase palette to quilt in. I have fabric flagged for this but think I am going to hand quilt it.. I too like the idea of no seams for quiltling..LOL

Carol said...

WOWSER! That is amazing quilting!

*karendianne. said...

Wow! That is beautiful. Really a charming technique. Charming. Yes. Beautiful and speaks, express real Charm. So much more than simply lovely. Charming. Only the fairest of ladies do hear of described as beautiful and charming.

...I'm just sayin' hee!

QuiltSue said...

How great to have someone near that you can share LA experiences with. I bet you both learn a lot from each other.

Kaaren said...

LA quilters in my guild get together on a regular basis to share new ideas and techniques. I think it's a wonderful idea.

Beautiful quilting. It definitely adds that little something extra.

Tam said...

Just gorgeous! You long-armers do amazing work!
Thanks for sharing the give aways :-)

Wendy said...

That is gorgeous quilt. Thanks for sharing the freebies.
I don't know how you find so many but it's great.

Pumpkin Patch Quilter said...

Wow, beautiful quilt and you're right that little quilting design is just perfect, I love it. Now how difficult is it to create though!! :)

Carrie P. said...

Beautiful!

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