Saturday, January 7, 2012

Lone Star QAL


Well, QuiltSue did it. She convinced me to join the Lone Star QAL. I am going to use Eleanor Burns Radiant Star book for my directions. I like the lady's "get it done" style. Eleanor uses 2 1/2" strips, and guess what my Dear Motorcycle Dude got me for Christmas? An Accuquilt Go! He also gifted me with the 2 1/2" strip die for the Accuquilt Go!
 












I stopped by one of the local quilt shops, Seams Sew Right, and bought these fabrics for my star.


















I played around with EQ7 for the color combos. This is one of the possibilities that I've come up with. The colors are a little off. I got tired of playing with the colors. The keyboard strokes have stopped working, for some reason.




Now, I am going to clear off the kitchen island (my cutting area) and cut some strips.




4 comments:

  1. Woww, I LOVE the fabrics you've chosen. I think your border looks great too.

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  2. Hi Lynn! So glad you're in on the quilt along! It will be inspiring and motivating to see everyone's progress. Looking forward to seeing yours!

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  3. Oh wonderful. I like your real fabric selections so much better than the EQ7 close match ups anyway. Great shopping job. I will enjoy watching this quilt grow.

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  4. that'll be a real nice quilt

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