This will be my third admission into the Blogger’s Quilt Festival. It is also my 75th quilt! I have loved how people have used traditional blocks in a more modern way to make beautiful designs. I wanted to do this with the friendship star block. I had originally come up with this quilt design, but I felt that it needed to be a little different.
So, I went ahead and made them closer together. And here is what I came up with:
I love the stars (or as my husband calls it, the ninja stars) and I also love the pattern produced by the negative space. I love it so much that I used these lines for the quilting of this quilt.
I followed the lines created by the white pinwheel shapes produced in the negative space. Here is a close up of the quilting where the stars meet. As you can see, the interconnecting lines make a cute little eight pointed star in the middle.
I wanted to use my left over blocks in the back, and I just had enough to make this rainbow strip down the middle, bordered by large strips of Kona Tarragon.
Here is a picture of the quilting from the back. I love how it turned out.
I bound it with one of the navy floral fabrics from the DS Quilts Picnics and Fairgrounds line.
This quilt measures 96.5 inches by 72.5 inches, before washing. I really enjoyed making this quilt. Thanks for visiting!