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Chris' Lonestar Sampler

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Luminous Lone Star taught by Courtenay Hughes

Warm your home with the awe-inspiring radiance of a Lone Star quilt. Create a variety of spectacular Lone Stars as you tame inset seams and breeze through bias edges.

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Traditional
Mary F J on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Moda 100% Cotton Vin Du Jour by 3 Sisters for the top and Moda Wool and Needle Flannels by Primitive Gatherings for the backing.

Mary F J on craftsy.com

Definitely a challenge. Courtenay's lessons helped so much. I still had a bit of a bump in the middle of a few of the stars. The quilting helped tame those without much of a bump. One I had to dismantle partially and resew. I think I stretched the fabrics with my rough handling. After I washed it, I sat glass jars with rice on the centers to flatten them more.

06/18/2014 Flag

I used Lissa Alexander's color placement directions from McCall's Quilting Jan/Feb 2014 issue for the variations in tone.

06/18/2014 Flag