Starry Starry Night….a secret project

So, I have been working on a “secret” project, meaning that I could not blog about it until it was ready.  I have tested a pattern for Denise at For the love of geese.  I volunteered to test this pattern for her, mostly because I really don’t paper piece but wanted to do it/get better/be less chicken.  That way when I see some of the beautiful paper pieced patterns, I won’t just dismiss them because they are paper pieced.

I previously attempted to paper piece a quilt and gave up.  So, I am always up for a challenge and really wanted to be able to paper piece confidently.  By the time I was done with this quilt, I was pretty confident with it.  It looks so hard, but it really wasn’t.

I actually like this one so much, I am going to finish it and put it up for my future grandchildren.  Funny thing was that I did not find the paper piecing difficult at all.  What I found harder was putting the blocks together.  I wanted to make sure all the points were perfect.  They are not, but not too bad.

Now the dilemma, How to quilt it?  I will have to think about that one for a bit.  If you are interested in this pattern, please visit Denise at “For the Love of Quilting“.

Happy Sewing

Happy Quilting

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35 thoughts on “Starry Starry Night….a secret project

  1. Hi Lori,
    Great job on the paper piecing! This looks great. I have to confess I tried paper piecing eons ago for a Hunter Star pattern. I never did finish it. I look forward to seeing how you quilt this! ~smile~ Roseanne

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  2. Looks great! I do have wanted to try paper piecing so I took an all day class for a Judy Niemeyer pattern. Took me half the day to finish the first block before I resolved my spatial issues. Still working on it but I am enjoying it.

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  3. Great job piecing the quilt. It is so good to take up a challenge and get familiar with a technique you’ve avoided in the past. Carol Doak has a great class on Craftsy if you want to explore the perfectionist side of fpp 🙂

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