01 September, 2011

Twinkle, Twinkle!


After drafting and refining the pattern for this little star block I began pulling scraps. I was pulling blues too, for awhile; and then one little star told me (obviously the spokesperson for the group) that they really wanted to live out their lives as a red and white quilt! OK, little star, I'm listening. There will be every shade of red and white, these little stars will, indeed, be twinkling! I've set aside an hour a day to stitch up one set, positive/negative, from two different fabrics. At that rate, with solid determination, there could be a completed center portion of this quilt top in early November... that and a cavernous dent in my stash of reds and whites. Wish me luck.
"Twinkle, Twinkle!" ~ 88" X 105"
Life is Good!

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29 comments:

Anne Heidi said...

Beautiful blocks! And how great to use some of that stash.... I really need to do that as well! Have fun with your stars!

Janet O. said...

The best of luck to you on this project. May your discipline pay off as planned, and may all your stars be red and white twinkling ones! It will be lovely!

a Matula ikrek said...

Cuties! :o)

*karendianne. said...

Oh be still my heart!!! What a lovely!

Mary Lou Casada said...

Love this!! I liked the little star block when you shared the draft -- but seeing it assembled...well, it's even better!! Now on my bucket list!
Blessings,
Mary Lou

Shakerwood said...

Sometimes you just have to listen to the blocks. Good choice!

cityquilter said...

very nice! i've almost used up all my red scraps so lucky me, i HAVE to get more....LOL

Elly D said...

Oh this is going to be one GORGEOUS quilt!! WOW!!

Carrie P. said...

wow, what a cool block. Great way to use all those fabrics.

Quiltdivajulie said...

Glad you listened and that this will be a red/white quilt ... LOVELY!!

Cathi said...

This is going to be stunning!! I love the illusion of a circle you get with this block!
It's going to be fun watching your progress with these adorable blocks.

Kay said...

Love it! I want to make one too.

quiltkeemosabe said...

I am coveting your discipline!!!

Linda said...

That will be a gorgeous quilt when finished. Keep us in the loop as you make progress.
Linda in So. Illinois

Karen Newman Fridy said...

When I first looked at it I thought it was going to be red and cheddar! The floor at a glance made me think that (and I have to say, I liked it!)

Red and white will be stunning too :)

LizA. said...

Oh dear, I'm in love! I need another project like I need a hole in my head......oh dear...I think I hear all those black and whites in my stash crying out......

Mama Spark said...

Love how this came out!

AnnieO said...

OOOoooh, pretty! Love that curve that shows up to caress the stars!

lindsey said...

Looking great...good job you listened!

Lori L said...

Wow that is stunning. I would love the pattern now that I see what you have done with the individual block. I see that best as a 2 color quilt. Eagerly awaiting pattern. Thanks.

Lori L said...

Wow that is stunning. I would love the pattern now that I see what you have done with the individual block. I see that best as a 2 color quilt. Eagerly awaiting pattern. Thanks.

Becky G said...

A classic in the making, and I hope to see it hanging as an entry in the March 2012 quilt show red and white challenge. I am looking forward to watching as it unfolds. B

Teresa said...

I enjoyed seeing your EQ pattern and the quilt design. I love playing around in EQ.

Gari said...

Wow, that is great. It almost made me dizzy with the look of waves.

Shasta said...

Wow that is going to be an incredibly beautiful quilt. I hope the recipient is really special and will appreciate all the effort that is put into it.

Belinda said...

Oh MY!!! You can just send these right on to my house!!!

JCnNC said...

I have never met a red and white quilt that I did not like - and that quilt just sings two colors. Will watch your progress with great interest. Judy C in NC

Quilter Kathy said...

Gorgeous...love it! I want to try some of these cutie blocks!

Karen said...

Just popped in to your blog - it's wonderful. I love this block, the red and white is perfect. I really don't want to get sidetracked, but I feel it's coming LOL!!!