Saturday, January 8, 2011

2 North Stars Finished Right Away


Tazzie's done with number 2

Rosemary Youngs sent two
See one of her books:

After I posted Number 2 I realized I should have done a web search for the inspiration quilt. I found it!
See the original from the Abolition Fair at Historic New England by clicking here:
http://www.historicnewengland.org/collections-archives-exhibitions/collections-access/collection-object/capobject?gusn=GUSN-10459&searchterm=None


And Mary's done
at Quilting in Oz

17 comments:

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I also finished North Star today.

http://happycottagequilter.blogspot.com/2011/01/north-star.html

Sue said...

I have finished mine too. I will be looking forward to Saturday's from now on. It's very interesting seeing everyone's fabric choice.

http://isewquiltsuk.blogspot.com

Needled Mom said...

I finished mine today too. These are just gorgeous!!!

Patricia said...

The era in history is not my favorite, but I do love the story you tell with each block. I couldn't resist---I am sewing along. I am enlarging my blocks though to 12 inches rather than the 8. I hope the other's will be as easy to enlarge. Thanks so much for sharing your creativity.

Jen said...

I love the link to the inspiration quilt. It makes it so much more real. I'm waiting for myh FQ bundle to arrive before I can start sewing, but I'm looking forward to it!

Barbara J said...

I love these blocks. I can't thank you enough.

I've completed mine, you can view it here:

http://sanguinestitcher.blogspot.com/2011/01/civil-war-quilt-blocks-252-north-star.html

Barbara
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Satu said...

Beautiful stars! And interesting story - thank you, Barbara! I did mine today, posted on my blog too.

Karen en Marc said...

I'm going to give it a try, you're explanation is so good, maybe a finaly will get the hang of inch. That's the greatest trouble I have, living in Belgium, we use meters. So fingers crossed and thank you so so much

YankeeQuilter said...

I set aside a part of my design wall for the blocks...in sight in mind!

desertskyquilts said...

For those having trouble with adding a button on blogspot or wordpress, this link may help:

http://moosequilts.blogspot.com/2010/02/blogger-101.html

If you have livejournal, I can help. dezertsuz at gmail

Opoe gea said...

I finished mine today too
I love these blocks and interesting story - thank you, Barbara
Posted on my blog http://opoesnieuwtjes.blogspot.com/

Cathy said...

Thank you. I have finished my North Star also.
http://saneandcrazy.blogspot.com/

Cathy L

Deanna said...

Daughter and I have finished our blocks:

http://weddingdressblue.wordpress.com/2011/01/12/civil-war-civil-harmony/

fitnstitchin said...

This is wonderful! I'm so excited to get started! Thank you so much ~ Take Care

Sue said...

I couldn't resist joining this one, I've been wanting to play with my reproduction fabrics!

passionpatchwork said...

Thank you so much for this BOW and for all the historical comments and photographies.
I added a link on my blog to share with my friends in France.
France A.
http://passionpatchwork.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/vous-aimez/

Carol said...

Hi Barbara,
I found your blog by accident while I was poking around on the internet and I am really enjoying making the blocks. I am really interested in Reproduction Fabrics and I have quite a few of your books. I am also signed up for your current 'Quilt Detective' newsletter. It is all so very interesting! I have ordered a fat quarter bundle of your latest fabric from Sew Unique and some yardage to complete the quilt - this is going to be alot of fun! Best wishes and thankyou,
Carol from Mildura, Australia.