2 finished quilts

These are 2 quilts that belong to Dale. She has been a busy lady, completing these 2 large quilts.

She took a class at a local quilt shop and these are the results.

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The colors on this quilt are very rich looking.  There are 2 different types of pieced

blocks within this quilt top.

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Each “Star block” is different in the center than the others. It may look like

I am showing the same block repeatedly but if you take a closer look at the center

of the block, you will see that it is pieced differently each time.

In this example, there is a 16 patch block.

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In this block, it looks like a combination of a half square triangle and

a four patch. The outer star is the same throughout each block.

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I am unsure of the block name but here it almost looks like a cross with

4 outer half square triangles.

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A pinwheel is used in the center of the block this time. The outer border can also

be seen as well.

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This inner section almost looks like a Churn Dash.

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Again, a 4  patch and another cross.

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Spools are used in the center this time.

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A star within a star for the center section.

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Another cross with half square triangles.

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I think this is a Rail Fence.  As you can see, Dale chose a

panto for the quilting design.  A cream polyester thread was used for the

top and the backing as well.

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An interesting inner block.

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Half square triangles on the inside.  What an interesting idea!  Change up all

the pieced sections and use the same fabric for the whole top.

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This shows the other block that was pieced on the top. Straight lines add

another dimension to the top.

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I missed one block on the top.  It is a Friendship Star, I think.

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Here are the borders.  They are pretty neat as well.

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This is what the back looks like.  Again, you can turn the top

over if you want a different looking quilt.

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This is Dale’s second quilt. I am amazed that a whole new design and pattern

can be made from a single block.  Can you pick it out?

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A half square triangle is the block.  If you rotate it, it creates a spinning star design.

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A view of the side.  Dale chose a panto for this quilt as well. There are

alot of pieces so the panto design looks great.  I again used a cream

polyester thread for the top and backing.

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You will notice though, that some of the center of the blocks have a solid square

of fabric. This helps to create the design as well.

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Same design but different colors.

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The outside  borders are very pretty in color and match the rest of the quilt

perfectly.

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Here is a better shot of the outer borders.

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The cream backing for the quilt.  Again, you could turn it over

for the look of a whole new quilt top.

I hope that you are enjoying your summer.  I have managed to finish

another fabric postcard.  I will have pictures for you next week.

 

 

 

 

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