August 15, 2013

Making Stars

I've been working a little on the Star Surround Quilt Along

In this week's directions, Melissa mentions how easy it is to get the pieces mixed up, and recommends laying out each star, so as not to get it mixed up.  And I did that carefully, because I'm the kind of person who does get things mixed up. 

Apparently laying them out properly wasn't enough for me.  This is my first one:

How did this happen?
Instead of this?

Eventually I got them all properly sewed together.  

I'm looking forward to next week's assignment--I'm anxious to see how it is going to look!  Sure wish I had my design wall available. 

I need to get busy on the triangles (at the current rate, it will be years, and the pieces are actually falling off faster than being sewn together.)   Sigh.  Maybe tomorrow--or not. :)

Happy Stitching!


Teresa Rawson said...

Your improper star block looks like a happy accident in my eyes...I think those half stars would make a neat out border on something...

In stitches,
Teresa :o)

Heather said...

Such pretty stars, I so love your fabrics. I had that same issue on a project I was working on yesterday. I ended up making the same block 3 times!

Melissa Corry said...

Your stars look incredible!! They are all so pretty, I just love your groupings!! Great job on those points. And sorry you had to rip a little, it is crazy how they can get spun around :)

Rachaeldaisy said...

Lol!! Your funny star made me laugh so much. It's always comforting to know other people do things like that too. I love the bright colours of your stars. You're doing a great job with your triangles, just a few more rows and you're done!