The urge to start something new did not pass.
Back in THE day when I was very busy writing a couple of books which required lots of designing and making of quilts, I was always pressed for time. Consequently, I was unable to explore further the possibilities of some of my favorite designs.
This is one of the quilts from my book, "Keepsake Signature Quilts", that I had wanted to try with different colors, fabrics, and without signatures.
Now is the time!!!
I have been wanting to make a small table topper to use for both patriotic and Christmas holidays. So I went to my stash of scraps. Pulled out the boxes with blues and teals shaded to green. I found enough scraps to make each of the 25 stars in a different fabric.
Added some red and some background beiges.
And got started.
It's always amazing to me how different a quilt can look by using different fabrics and shifting the lights and darks.
I was a little disappointed as I do love those stars. Even after all my years of making quilts, I still can be surprised -- guess that's what keeps me at it.
The top is finished, and now ready for basting and some hand quilting. It's growing on me even without its galaxy of stars!
I'm joining the following:
Love Laugh Quilt for Monday Making
Cooking Up Quilts for Main Crush Monday
Freshly Pieced for WIP Wednesday
Confessions of a Fabric Addict for Can I Get a Whoop Whoop Friday
Crazy Mom Quilts for Finish it up Friday
Quilting Readers Garden for WIPS Be Gone Friday