From Garage Sale to Completed Quilt
|Rainbow Blazing Star|
You see, the centre of this beauty was stretched all out of proportion and when the points of the star were pieced together, the middle of the quilt was quite poofy - in fact, a small animal could have lived in that puffy space. So I
I then added the gray background and it makes this vintage 70's quilt top look incredibly like a modern quilt.
My long arm quilter, Marie at Blueberry Hill Quilts picked a great pattern to quilt on it and did a terrific job at the centre - no puckers or excess puffiness. It is only because we have a good working relationship that I even asked her to quilt this one for me - it's not the long-arm quilter's job to quilt out mistakes that can be avoided by accurate piecing.
This quilt is now back at my sister-in-law's and I'm happy she wanted it back!
Do you have any garage sale projects to finish?? I'd love to hear about them!