New BOM I'm working on, Feathered Star Quilt

lafonda_ranchMay 6, 2013

This is one of the Hoop Sisters designs done on my embroidery machine, so it isn't quite so labor intensive (at least at this point!). I'm going to a class once a month where we do one block and they send us home with instructions for 11 more to do by the next month. It is supposed to be assembled like a QAYG quilt, but the teacher said it was more difficult, so we're just doing the blocks and then assembling them later and doing a SITD after the back is put on.

Also, my son wanted a quilt that covered his bed better (longer on the sides), so this one is for him and I let him pick the colors (black, red and gold/yellow). I am making the decisions on how they all go together as I make them and choosing the threads (lots of variegated). For me, that is very stressful!! Too many choices.

Anyhow, here are the first 12 squares (9 make one of the "stars"). They are only pinned together for the picture. The stitching on the outside of the star is a two tone twisted thread. Like the middle of the star, it didn't photograph very well.


Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Even with an embroidery machine it looks like a very time consuming project, very complex! Looking forward to seeing more.

He will be amazed at the effort you put in. What a lucky guy.


    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 4:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

WOW that is already stunning Robbi!!!!!!!!!
Your son has a good eye for color selection - I may have to borrow him. 12 blocks a month should keep you busy for a while. I'm looking forward to seeing your months too. Thanks for taking the time to post them for us!

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 4:33PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

That is going to be stunning! I can figure out that the squares around the big star are embroidered, but what about the squares on the left. Paper pieced? There beautiful, but I can't see that that would have been embroidered. Total lack of experience here.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 7:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Wow, Robbi, that's awesome already! Can't imagine how fantastic it will look when you get it all together.


    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 7:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

All the square are done on the embroidery machine, even the small ones. I've attached a web site that has a picture of the sample quilt with the stars on it.


Here is a link that might be useful: Hoop Sisters Feathered Star Quilt

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 10:06AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Wow Robbi...I'm clueless on all this embroidery work, but I can appreciate and marvel at the results. the color selection is great. Looking forward to seeing the final keep pics posted.

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 8:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

That will be lovely, very deluxe with all the rich colors and heavy embroidery--reminds of Christmas.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2013 at 12:33AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Jamestown Landing ready to quilt.
I got the top done and loaded onto the frame. I am...
Would you mind sharing your links for the old Singer...
Need advice for quilting a thin top that I've had for 25 years
i was gifted a quilt kit when I was 13 or 14; it's...
Are you quilting this weekend? March 13-15
I started today with a shopping trip with DD and Sami....
2015 April Block Lotto
Welcome to the April Block Lotto! The lotto is open...
Sponsored Products
Rizzy Home Stone Wash Anna Redmond Collection Decorative Throw Pillow - T04287
$34.00 | Hayneedle
Rizzy Home Multi-Color Embroidery Details Decorative Throw Pillow Multicolor - P
$32.00 | Hayneedle
Twin Jacqueline Quilt 66" x 80" - CREAM (66X80)
$160.00 | Horchow
Rizzy Home Applique with Embroidery Details and Sequins Decorative Throw Pillow
$54.00 | Hayneedle
Lavish Home Melissa Quilt Set
$29.99 | zulily
Tudor King Quilt Approx. 105"W x 95"L
$554.90 | Horchow
King Quilt 108" x 92" - CAMEO (LT ROSE) (108x92)
$240.00 | Horchow
Soft Gray Four-Piece Sheet Set
$22.99 | zulily
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™