Sunday, June 19, 2011

A Starry Mystery Quilt

Mystery QAL - Ohio Star

A quick post to show off the next two blocks in the Mystery QAL hosted by Sheila at the Bluepatch Quilter. This is called an Ohio Star. I bet a lot of quilters know that, but it is the first time I made one.

Mystery QAL - Ohio Star

This is the other one.  I am so liking these traditional blocks made with contemporary fabrics.

Mystery QAL - 5 blocks done

I know you have seen some of these before, but the group just gets better as more are done.

You can see that I am using a whole bunch of Amy Butler fabrics called Midwest Modern with Essex Linen/Cotton. I really like these, they are more geometric than her current lines. And they look so pretty and understated. I am really excited to see how this quilt ends up looking.

I hope you enjoy Father's Day.

Best,

Leanne

11 comments:

  1. I am pretty excited at how this is shaping up too Leanne - that pink one is gorgeous.........I am so glad you are enjoying it.

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  2. These are beautiful! Love the fabrics you are using!

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  3. I love seeing all the blocks together in one picture!

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  4. Love the fabrics you are using Leanne. I'm very tempted now to join in, but I have such a terrible track record and never finish any of them.

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  5. Looking good!! I am a couple of blocks behind. I better get busy.

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  6. The A.B. fabrics work really well with these blocks. It's gonna work into a beautiful quilt. Jxo

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  7. Great fabrics, I lke how you centered some of the design in the middle.

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  8. Love the choose of using modern fabrics for these traditional blocks, it gives them such a fresh and fun look. Can't wait to see more...

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  9. that block at the lower right of the last pic is AWESOME! how'd you do that?!

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  10. Love the variety of sizes in these blocks, stunning!

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