Tiny Bright Colourful Stars

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Thanks to a comment left yesterday, I think I’ve settled on a setting for the tiny stars. So I started adding .75″ squares all around each star. This is going to be such fun to stitch!

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The little blocks are pressed and seams are graded.

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The project now has its own small box, which will have lots more in it. There are still a number of pieces to be printed and cut for it, but I hope to have that all done today.

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This empty box is just waiting for the shapes from Clue 2 in The Case of the Secret Garden mystery quilt to be printed and cut. That’s planned for today. Baxter had to come investigate although he’ll probably like it a lot more when there are some fabric pieces in there that he can try to make off with.

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At Tabby Abbey, the kitties were having tea in the drawing room.

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At home, Baxter was lounging about on his cat tree.

6 thoughts on “Tiny Bright Colourful Stars

  1. Ooh la la!! The stars are even better with the white squares…really makes the color pop! Love the cartoon…what a hoot! And Baxter looks regal as a king on his throne! Great start to my day…thank you, Cathi and Mr. Q. O. for sharing your talents with us. You are inspiring!

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  2. I like the white squares. Did you use a tutorial to learn how to grade your seams or is there a rule of thumb on how to grade seams? I have quilt blocks with lots of seams that I am ready to put together and FMQing will be difficult with all that bulk. I admit that I am a bit nervous about shortening those seams though 🙂

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  3. Cathie those little stars are so cute. Love the white as a surround. Is Kitty Abby where Baxter resides when not with you? Baxter looks like he is a big coon now what does he weigh?:-)

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  4. I really love these stars. And now I’m thinking up star thoughts too. But no, must not plot any more quilts. I have too many ideas in my head already. So I’ll live through you instead 🙂

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