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June 27, 2015
I Crossed Paths with a Feathered Star..... from Piecing the Past Quilts

Last month I had the pleasure of coming across an old quilt quite unexpectedly.

My friend Annie and I volunteer at the local Borst House once a month on tour days. We dress up in our period clothing and sit and quilt in the parlor of the home which was built in the early 1860's.  We talk with the visitors and tell them about the house and about quilting.  This is us last year.

It's really a wonderful house and has so much Lewis County History tied up in it.  You can read about it here if you ...

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June 1, 2015
Big Stars and Little Stars from Quilt Obsession


First the big stars. One of the three grey and white Feathered Stars that are finished.


Then the second. And this is where it got interesting. I realized when I finished this one that I hadn’t been paying attention when adding the setting squares and tris┬áso the centre Winding Ways block looks different. And I like it. It’s one of those happy accidents. So now I’ll do three with the centre block oriented one way and two with it the other and then alternate them when I sew the five blocks together. Sometimes I think accidents ...

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