Fortune star quilt pattern by Color girl Quilts
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All Stars: Fortune Pattern is Here!

Based on the quilters I've met, we all pretty much love fabric, right? Most of us also have a healthy collection of beloved fabrics we've collected over the years, and a few of those pieces (or a small sub-set) rise to the level of all-time favorite. These are the fabrics we seek out and buy as much as we can because we know they won't be available forever. They are the ones we buy a bundle of the whole collection because it's the rare one we LOVE every print and how they go together. Sound familiar? Does your super-love-most-favorite fabric sit...

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Aviatrix Medallion quilt, pieced quilt borders, star quilt
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Aviatrix Medallion Quilt, Work in progress

Aviatrix Quilt: The Second Border

It took a bit of deciding on how to sew the second border on my Aviatrix Medallion quilt, but in the end I went to with black and blue. **See details on my center star, Here, and the first border, Here** I had to alter the pattern again for this border in order to keep my measurements workable. My second border, with the row of blue squares, is actually meant to be the border after the X and Plus blocks, but I reversed them and put the row of squares on first. I really like how the darker blue in...

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Star Cross modern patchwork quilt pattern, beginner quilt pattern with scraps and stars
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Star Crossed Quilt

New Pattern On Sale: Star Crossed Quilt

The Star Crossed quilt pattern is now available in my pattern shop as well as on Craftsy as a pdf download. I hope to see your versions of this quilt as I think it has lots of possibilities in terms of color combination and placement of colors. I made mine in a two tone palette of violet pink/lavender and turquoise. But I also made a second version using lots of bright prints from the "Utopia" collection by Frances Newcombe for Art Gallery Fabrics. You can see that quilt, Here. The Star Crossed pattern was originally published in the November 2014 issue...

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