Slow Stitching Sunday ~ Star

I came across this vintage star block recently and pulled it out to ponder what to do with it.

It’s a full inch longer on one side than the other! I thought it would make a good addition to my wall of red, white, and blue minis if I finished it. So I added some strips of vintage fabric around the edges and squared that up. I didn’t want to trim the block at all.

I marked it with this stencil. I will go back and freehand extra lines of quilting once the marked grid is done.

I basted with safety pins since I had something else on the long arm frame. I much prefer thread basting.

I’ll quilt this little one without a hoop. I hope to have it done just in time to baste my pink quilt.

Have a great day!

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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4 Responses to Slow Stitching Sunday ~ Star

  1. What a cute block. Have fun quilting.

  2. anudge says:

    Will be a nice addition to your collection. Blessings,

  3. Kyle says:

    That was a good solution to square up the block. It’s going to be cute.

  4. quilter44 says:

    Hi Katy,
    Would you give me the name of the company where you purchased the stencil. This would make marking so much easier. Thank you.

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