Blue stars

I was sick and tired of coming across this lovely stack of blue 5" squares.  They were left over from a star scrap quilt I made ages ago.  Sew next thing I knew I am scrounging through the scrap bin looking for pre cut 1.5" sqares to make flippy triangles. 
I have nearly run out of neutral scraps and stash, but keep turning up bits and pieces to make the stars.  After a couple of days of flippy triangles though I was seeing stars!  This section had to get unpicked!
This quilt finishes about 64 x 55" which is slightly larger then the recommended size for teenagers, for my prefered kids charity.  
I am happy its done, but frustrated I have oodles of parts left over and still more 5" squares!  So I started another quilt (aiming for a smaller size) and in the process of rummaging through the parts/orphan box I found a little top already completed!
I do remember making this out of the left overs from a past kids quilt.  I think it got stalled because it was too small to use as a cot quilt, but too big to be a dolls quilt.  However it is  the right size to gift to my prefered kids charity (as a neo natal quilt), so bonus!  Sew now I have two tops to find backings, baste and make scrappy bindings for!  
Happy quilting Sue.

4 comments:

  1. They both look good! Happy quilting, etc.

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  2. I love those quilts made from charms and stars in the sashing. And blue and white makes it even better!
    Great job making donation quilts. I need to do more of that, for sure!

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  3. Your blue stars is a favorite pattern of mine, but I've yet to make one! Great job finishing up some 5" squares, but they never seem to really disappear.

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  4. Great quilt, love the stars, and good that you are using leftovers. I have plenty of those, and now that I have the HST dies it makes those triangles so easy to cut!

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