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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Barb's star

Barb pieced this is with beautiful fabrics.  Such soft subtle colors.  It's 46 x 46. 
 I used a grey thread that blended with all of the fabrics. 

I quilted elongated swirls in the diamonds to accent the direction they flow

I like the way the swirls all come together in the center of the quilt

The 9-patches have have double connecting curves to soften those straight lines

I outlined the edges of the narrow border

The black border has feathers that curve around the corners from center to center.  
The backing is this same black fabric

I used a gold metallic thread to outline the gold cord in the large print border

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