Rising Stars, COVER QUILT, in THE QUILTER (August/September 2013)

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Hi Friends, I am really excited to share about my Rising Stars quilt making the cover of The Quilter‘s August/September 2013 issue.  I do apologize ahead of time for the pictures being a little dark.  We have had many an overcast day of late for me to have a good photo shoot.

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I used the traditional Sawtooth Star block and its variations in the design.  It was fun playing with the placement of the blocks to come up with the final layout.

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And of course, you might recall the fabrics I used for Rising Stars are the muted and more romantic colorway of RJR‘s Claridge Manor collection.  I had asked you which colorway had grabbed your attention in this post.

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With all the white in the design, you could probably guess how I would quilt it… Quilting was done with Aurifil Mako 50 Cotton thread over Hobbs Tuscany Silk batting.  I used a beige thread to quilt on the white area.

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Here you can see what the back of the quilt looks like.

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For those who are in love with the other colorway, I have got you covered, somehwat.  I am showing you the design in the other colorway.  The only thing I regret is that due to severe time constraint, I am not able to calculate the yardages for you.

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I hope you have enjoyed the second of my three quilts made with RJR’s Claridge Manor.  If you have missed the first one, you may click here for more information.

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Thanks for stopping by!  Hugs to you all.

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Have you checked out my other 2013 featured projects?

Annie’s Love Those Precuts Book (January 2013):  Apple of My Eye

Annie’s Sweet Layer Cakes Book (April 2013): Sunburst Melody

Fons and Porter Easy Quilts (Spring 2013): Baubles, Baubles

Fons and Porter Easy Quilts (Summer 2013): Curious Cats

Fons and Porter Easy Quilts (Summer 2013): Fabrique Foursome

Fons and Porter Easy Quilts (Fall 2013): Interlock

Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting (March/April 2013):  Now I know my ABC’s

Machine Quilting Unlimited (March/April 2013): Quilting Curvy Feathers

QUILT (June/July 2013): Color Burst

QUILT (June/July 2013): Pattern Play

QUILT (August/September 2013): Enchanted Forest

QUILT (October/November 2013): Rise & Shine

Quilt-it…today (July/August 2013): Yay Day

Quilt Trends (Winter 2013, Cover Quilt): Tango

Quilts and More (Spring 2013): 2 Wishes

Quilts and More (Spring 2013):  Watercolor Sketches

Quilter’s World (February 2013): New Life

Quilter’s World (April 2013): Monkey Around

Quilter’s World (Summer 2013): Garden Mist

Quilter’s World (Autumn 2013): Christmas Cheer

Quilter’s World (Autumn 2013): Quilty Christmas Ornaments

Quilter’s World QUICK & EASY QUILTS (Spring 2013): In & Out

Quilter’s World QUICK & EASY QUILTS (Spring 2013): Garden Maze

Simple Quilts & Sewing (Spring 2013):  Stained Glass

The Quilter (December 2012/January 2013): Not Too Square

The Quilter (April/May 2013):  In the Meadow

Benartex Free Pattern (March 2013): Pumpkin Patch/Autumn Fauna

Benartex Free Pattern (March 2013): Flora Linda/Catalina

Benartex Free Pattern (June 2013): Birds on a Wire using Let’s Tweet

Benartex Free Pattern (July 2013): Silver Lining using Urban Oasis 

Lecien Free Pattern, Lynette Anderson (April 2013):  Forest Floor/Wildflower Wood

Quilting Treasures Free Pattern (January 2013): Mediterranean Dream

Quilting Treasures Free Pattern (February 2013): Butterfly Kisses

Quilting Treasures Free Pattern (June 2013): Simply Sweet using lief!Lifestyle

Quilting Treasures Free Pattern (July 2013):  Rooster Royale

RJR Fabrics Free Pattern (May 2013): Nature’s Harmony/Silent Harmony

RJR Fabrics Free Pattern (May 2013): Tied with a Bow/A Gingerbread Christmas

31 thoughts on “Rising Stars, COVER QUILT, in THE QUILTER (August/September 2013)

  1. The dimension you added to a block we are all so familiar with has taken it to stellar level!! You have, once again, set that bar wa-a-a-ay up there. Well done and then some;-b Will definitely seek out that issue. Hugs, SSAB

  2. Oh Wow!!! This quilt is a Winner in every aspect. Fabrics are gorgeous, pattern is perfect, and the quilting is spectacular. Congratulations on being a “Cover Girl.” Thanks for your continued inspiration. Oh, and the back is beautiful too!!

  3. Wendy you have outdone yourself once again! I am in love with the colors, design and the quilting is to swoon over! Oh my! Congratulations on grabbing center stage too! Thanks for inspiring!

  4. What I can’t get over, is how regular your quilting is. How do you get the feathers to fit so evenly? It looks stunning.

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