I started the blocks for this quilt in 2010. I was a member of the Small Quilt Yahoo Chat Group. Every month there is a challenge quilt offered for members to make. So, I made the little star blocks. And then something else took my fancy and they languished. A couple of months ago I made one more star block.
Once I decided this would be my first OMG quilt I figured out how I wanted to finish it. I started in on it. Next thing I know it was a top. I spray basted the batting and the top and backing. I had to add extra pins to make sure the layers didn't come apart. I decided to hand quilt it using the big stitch concept. I used two strands of regular DMC embroidery floss. (If I had a small enough pearl cotton I might have used it but didn't have any and I wasn't going to buy any.) I outlined the 5 stars and called it quilts. Next up time to bind it. I don't always hand stitch the binding after applying the first side by hand. But I sat down and finished it off by hand. It's the first finish for 2016 and it was a UFO. And all of the fabrics came from the stash! Yippee! I've added it to the hallway gallery.
Now to decide what to work on for February. I'm linking up with Red Letter Quilts OMG Finish Party for January. Come see what folks succeed at this month.
Happy Quilting All!