Blogger’s Quilt Festival 2014: My Shattered Star

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I’ve watched from afar the past two years of the Blogger’s Quilt Festival hosted by Amy’s Creative Side, in awe of everyone else’s talent. This year I have decided to jump in and throw my hat in the ring. I’m proud of the finished quilts I have produced recently so why not show them off a bit, right?

If you have followed my posts this year you will already be familiar with this quilt, as I posted about it here. I’ve decided to enter the Shattered Star quilt in the small category. At 46″ x 46″ it seemed to make sense.

Shattered Star

Shattered Star

I can’t take credit for the pattern. The pattern was designed by my talented friend, Penny Poppleton and I was very happy to test the small size for her despite never having done that many HST’s before!

Hand quilted

Hand quilted

I am most proud of the hand quilting on this. It took a while but it was well worth it.

Pieced back

Pieced back

The homely touch

The perfect binding

So, if you have read this far…thank you, especially if you are already familiar with this quilt 🙂 and if you like my little quilt, why not throw a nomination my way by clicking here. Thanks lovely peoples.

Details of the quilt:

Finished size: 46″ x 46″

Pattern: Shattered Star by Penny Poppleton

Main fabrics: A selection of about 20 fabrics from my stash

Background: Kona Snow

Backing : Mostly Posy by Aneela Hoey plus pieced section from stash

Binding: Summersville Spring

Quilting: Hand quilted with Aurifil 12wt 2021

Gratuitous 'arty' shot

Gratuitous ‘arty’ shot…with the exception of the ugly clothesline handle!

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