Flowering Lone Star – ALYoF March Reveal

Flowering Lone Star Front - http://blog.sewbittersweetdesigns.comHere is my March finish for A Lovely Year of Finishes!

I have to say that I am so proud of this quilt! I haven’t been able to find another lone star quilt like this on Pinterest so I have named it “Flowering Lone Star” and I will be making a pattern for it!

I did some free motion quilting in the center “flower” of the star. A different design in light blues from the dark blues. Straight line quilting around the outer star and more straight line quilting in the background.

Close Up Flowering Lone Star - http://blog.sewbittersweetdesigns.comOn the back I made a small lone star block with my leftover diamonds from the outer star on the front.

Back lone star - Flowering Lone Star - http://blog.sewbittersweetdesigns.comI really do love the back of this quilt. I hope the recipient likes it too!

Back - Flowering Lone Star Quilt - http://blog.sewbittersweetdesigns.comI am going to make a second one of these quilts in more modern fabrics and use that to write the pattern.  I am so excited!

If you finished your March goal, go link up here and if not yet you have until March 31st so get busy!

This was one of my goals for the Finish-A-Long Q1 with Katy from The Littlest Thistle. You can see my goals here.

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21 Responses to Flowering Lone Star – ALYoF March Reveal

  1. mary says:

    Oh it is stunning and that back too – well done!

  2. Susan Melvin says:

    Wow. Beautiful! You should be proud of this and it would make a good pattern to sell.

  3. Becky Moyer says:

    This is so beautiful. Great use of colors!

  4. Jessica says:

    What a wonderful Finish. Turned out great!

  5. Lisa L. says:

    Such a pretty quilt!

  6. Samantha says:

    That is wonderful! I really like the twist on the Lonestar!

  7. Lisa C in Dallas says:

    Beautiful!

  8. Lori Smanski says:

    this turned out gorgeous. I love the FMQ you did. it really enhances the star. I know the recipient will love it.

  9. Jo Ferguson says:

    Wow, I’ve never seen anything like it, either. It’s stunning. I’m so pleased that you’ll be making a pattern, for it.

  10. Wow, very stunning! A girl after my own heart. Lone Stars are my “thing”. I have taught that class since the early 90′s and I have lost track of how many I’ve made in the past. Haven’t seen this version yet though.

  11. Absolutely lovely! Isn’t it fun to design an original! You did great!!

  12. Vera says:

    The pattern is great. Love it and looking forward to see it in different colors. Blue is not my fav :-)

  13. Heidi says:

    A beautiful finish!! Great job!

  14. Katy says:

    Woohoo, well done, love it!

  15. Susan says:

    It looks wonderful quilted that way. I knew you would do something terrific! I can see so many wonderful colors working with it. If you make it, I will buy the pattern. =)

  16. I love it girlfriend…

  17. Michele W says:

    The quilt came out beautiful Melissa. I love your choice of colors and the quilting!

  18. Carrie P. says:

    WOW! well done. I didn’t even get close to reaching my goal. Maybe in April.

  19. Beautiful finish!!! I hope you will bring this to the guild meeting next week. :) Hurry up and make that pattern so I can get my hands on it. :)

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