WIP Wednesday ~ 30s Stars

Remember this top?

I pieced it out in Arizona. I had planned to add borders, but then changed my mind. I put it on the frame and it languished there for several days. I wanted to quilt all over free hand feathers and practiced a bit on my whiteboard.

I turned the overhead lights off to take these pictures. 

It isn’t exactly what I had in mind, but I don’t hate it either.

I took inspiration from this pantograph.

It is going fairly quickly and I’ve learned something, so there’s that.

Have a great day!

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About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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15 Responses to WIP Wednesday ~ 30s Stars

  1. Beautiful quilt and quilting.

  2. Kathy D says:

    I think it’s gorgeous!

  3. Terri Bertalan says:

    It looks beautiful! I love that pantograph.

  4. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Katy,
    I love the fabrics in this quilt – it is so happy looking. You quilting matches your whiteboard draft very closely! I think you did a fabulous job, and I agree with your decision on no border (for what that’s worth). ~smile~ Roseanne

  5. Love the quilt soft colors!

  6. You did a great job on the freehand work! It’s very pretty, as usual!

  7. Gail says:

    What a bright and cheerful quilt. The feathers look great!

  8. Sandi says:

    The quilting is pretty! The quilt is going to be lovely. Hugs,

  9. Sharon says:

    That quilt is gorgeous and your quilting looks fantastic! I love any kind of feathers and I’ve been thinking lately that some quilts definitely don’t need borders.

  10. Sandra Croley says:

    The quilting is wonderful….I’ll have to try it sometime!

  11. Loris Mills says:

    It looks wonderful! Such a lovely quilt and a great idea with the feathers. I’m trying to learn more freehand allover as well. I find it hard to keep a consistent look so will keep practicing. Thanks for the inspiration!

  12. gayleburton says:

    I think your quilting is delightful! Hope I can get good at doing feathers some day!

  13. Susan says:

    Love the overall soft colors, with the splashes of red – so pretty! And a great choice of quilting design too!

  14. I love this quilt, so pretty!

  15. PattiP says:

    The quilt is beautiful with the delicate colors great match in the feathers

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