We've all had those days and yesterday was mine.
Yesterday I got inspired for a second Paula Nadelstern quilt for this year. I've never made 2 quilts before but the first one was so simple and I was still entranced by the fabric that I decided to make another. I picked this Lone Star block from EQ and sized it for 36"
When I make a symmetry quilt I follow the method that I was taught by Paula. I draw the finished shape on to gridded plastic and then add seam allowance on the plastic and then cut out the template.
Soooo, I thought I was so clever to use EQ and print the rotary instructions and I got these measurements for my diamonds. I drew the shape on the plastic and ADDED 1/4" seam allowance!
Then I cut out the whole quilt and sewed half of the star segments together.
Last night with my audiobook on I did this and re-cit all of the star pieces.
Here's your official sneak peek at Paula's new fabric line.
Everything is re-cut and I'm ready to start sewing again. This should go together really quickly and I should be quilting both quilts next week.
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.