|Baby Quilt with Prairie Points|
This quilt is tied at the intersections of the blocks
Inspired by a quilt my friend Gail made.
24" x 32"
That's what happened when I taught the Half Square Triangle class a few weeks ago. I had started to make the blocks for this quilt (shown below) several years ago. I had made 8 of the same type of blocks at a quilting retreat. A few years later, I had made several other blocks of stars using the same fabrics. Part 3 was to sew them together and make 4 more blocks to finish the top.
To get away from a seam line along the longer horizontal strips of sashing, I decided to add a few friendship stars. I have no more of that dark blue fabric so at some point I will have to buy something different to use as a border. I don't always sew on a border for my quilts but this one needs one.
This week, I made two small quilts using 30's reproduction fabrics. The pin wheel blocks were already made to use in the Half Square Triangle class as example blocks to create different designs.
|I added a border on this patchwork|
Prairie Points are pretty but lots of work.
I will be layering it and quilting it using diagonal lines
I like to teach technique classes, like this one, and not actual pattern classes. I want the students to express themselves and not copy someone else's patterns. There are still some spots left in some of the classes I am teaching this November. Click here to check out the schedule.