Wednesday, February 20, 2013

WIP - Lone Starburst


Linking up with Lee today at Freshly Pieced

This may be the year of paper piecing for me! I'm working on getting some projects ready for a retreat in March. The Lone Starburst block has been on my to-do list since the moment I laid eyes on her. Yes, this is a time-consuming block. It has 56 pieces! And takes me about an hour and a half per block. But so worth it! I'm using mainly Field Study scraps and a solid for the outer border.


Three blocks done...


The remaining are cut out, packed and ready to go!


(And don't think this is going to be a subdued quilt ~ pops of orange coming!)


 Rene's bee block also done...


And some major time spent this week quilting my FMF quilt. This is almost done and oh so pretty :)


Hope you're having a great week and spending some time with some yummy fabric    . . . Cindy

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Love the top star.

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  2. I am really impressed with your lonestar blocks. I have been doing a paper pieced star every Monday for the last couple of months and I am loving it. I have not done this pattern , but have added it to the list of "must do". Thank you.

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  3. these are SO pretty Cindy! I love them!

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  4. Your blocks are very pretty. I love the lonestar block. I have a really hard time trying to figure out paper piecing so I just don't do it but it always looks so lovely.

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  5. I love the Lone Star blocks - you're very brave to do more than one and I love how you are using a single colour for the outlines to pull the blocks together - it's going to look stunning!

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  6. The stars are lovely! Well worth the time spent on them!

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  7. The Lone Star blocks are so striking, Cindy!

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  8. I love you colour choices for the lone star blocks - a pattern I will have to make some more of!!

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  9. What beautiful blocks, thanks for linking up to my blog! I've admired yours very much for quite some time so it is such a treat to see you making the Lone Starburst.

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Thanks so much for taking time to comment!