What do you do when you feel sad and lonely? That’s how I felt after my company left. The only way I knew to alleviate those uncomfortable feelings was to head to my sewing room where I played all day! What fun. I knew playing with fabric would make me feel better. I had seen the pattern for this star and decided to give it a try. I love how it turned out.
Recently, when blog hopping, I discovered the Carmen Rose Prose blog and the pattern/tutorial for how to make this star. It is foundation pieced and above you can see the first steps.
Here is another look at the finished project. The tutorial is in two parts. You can find the first part here and the second part here. I loved the freedom of creating this star. Not only is it a great way to use up some of my scraps, but I was able to get involved in the creation process, which made me forget all about missing my loved ones. Why don’t you give it a try?
ON ANOTHER NOTE: If you’d like something more traditional, check out Snips Snippets blog where you’ll find a wonderful tutorial for a Star Dresden. It’s quite long, but thorough and the end product is darling.
Until next time, ♥ Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive! Caroll
Many thanks and much appreciation goes to the women who work diligently each month to make quilts for those in wheel chairs. Kudos go to: Yvonne, Mary T., Fran, Joan, Mary Ellen, Barb, Lee Ann, Nancy, Mary.
Quilting for Kids With Cancer
Generosity has no bounds. Above are the women in the Quilts For Kids group at the Attic Window Quilt Shop. Left to right, Henrietta, Phyllis, Nancy, Carol, Karen. These women donate their time, fabric, money once a month to make quilts for kids who have cancer.
This blog is dedicated to the women and men of West Michigan who would like to attend the Attic Window Quilt Classes. This is where you can see the class samples and pictures of the teachers. Be sure and stop back from time to time to check out what is new. You may email me at firstname.lastname@example.org