I have always wanted to make a Lone Star quilt, but was a bit intimidated by the pattern–all those bias edges! Well, Jan Krentz came to our guild last year and taught a workshop on this very quilt. So I jumped in. My star quilt only measures 44″ x 44″. I knew if I made it larger, it would never get finished. And it still wouldn’t be finished except for the fact that I wanted to put it in our guild show this past week (I finished it with 2 days to spare!). I attached a solid green border that would show off my quilting. I put two thicknesses of batting to give the quilting more definition. I am quite pleased with the result.
Here are some quilting closeups. The circles I thought added a funky, modern touch.