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I was looking forward to sharing more pictures of great museum quilts from another DAR session this week. But, Mother Nature decided to dump snow on the DC area and when that happens everything halts around here. So, the museum was closed and I missed out on something I've been looking forward to more than Christmas. Ah, well, I am sure it will be rescheduled. In the meantime, I thought I would share a few of my own quilts.
Last winter, I bought quilts at an auction for the first time ever. What fun! I knew I would have ... read more
This quilt was pieced by Janet K's mother. I need to get her name because she was a very good piecer and very prolific. These quilts are being quilted and finished in her memory. I wish I could have met her. She was not afraid of difficult blocks and Y-seams! She made a feathered star for the center. The surrounding blocks are all star sampler blocks, and not easy ones either. She choose a few coordinating colors from a floral focus fabric, which she used in the border.
I finally have a picture ( thanks to Jan ) of my Glittering Stars quilt! This was a 9 month class taught here at the Attic Window. I was so surprised and of course delighted to win a 1st place ribbon at the NCW quilt show!! Joyce Ross from Ephrata did a magnificent job machine quilting! I highly recommend taking classes, so much to learn and so many great tips not only from the instructors but others in the class. Besides they are fun!!