Here’s a final photo of my version of Judy Niemeyer’s Wedding Star quilt. It was commissioned as a Christmas present, so it heads off to its permanent home tomorrow morning. I called on my friend, JoAnn Livingston, a professional journalist, … Continue reading →
OK, you can tell I’m proud of finishing this one — I agreed to be in the picture! Since the photo, I also finished the binding, so this quilt is FINISHED. I sure had a grand time doing it! The … Continue reading →
I mean jumping-up-and-down-screaming-and-yelling-clapping-my-hands-wish-there-was-football-on-tonight-so-I-wouldn’t-look-silly-doing-that-kid-on-Christmas-morning excited! It is time to piece these 20-inch blocks together! AND, thanks to my amazing engineer husband, they are all laid out in an organized stack and ready. Sewing begins in the morning! Whoop!
I have finally reached the place on the Wedding Star quilt where I can start placing units on the design wall. So exciting to see it taking shape like this! I had to step up from a step stool to … Continue reading →
I finally got to the part of the Wedding Star quilt that has the curved seam! Guess what? It’s not half as scary as I thought it would be! I had good advice from some other quilters. One said it … Continue reading →
Very impressed. With the organizational mind of Judy Niemeyer. I am doing a Wedding Star quilt — you’ve seen it, I’m sure. Wow, has this gal ever thought out the steps. It’s a masterpiece of preparation — and I’m sure it is going to result in a beautiful quilt with a minimum of hair pulling! There was/is, however, a misprint on the fabric requirements chart, which meant I had to go back to the store for a few more yards. But no worries: none of them were out of stock! Thanks to Debra M. for helping me find them all!
Organization is not one of my natural talents, but I have been taught well by many wonderful people in my life — first among them, my mother. So as I am getting ready to make a beautiful “Wedding Star” quilt … Continue reading →