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Carpenter’s Wheel Quilt

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I am so glad to see this project finished. I have worked on it for about a year and a half. The quilt pattern is known as the Carpenter’s Wheel or Bethlehem Star. All the blocks are hand cut and hand pieced. Each block took about 5 hours to sew. The fabrics are all reproductions and quite a few are pieces of scraps from my friend’s dresses. I hand quilted it with flower patterns in the white spaces. I am so happy with this and love it very much.

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Gift Quilt

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This throw quilt was a present to my Mom for Christmas. It is the Slice of Life quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. I really love their patterns for using quilting pre-cuts. This one is made using 2 1/2 ” strips and 10″ square blocks. There is a border of matching fabric around the edge. I used a washable wool batting. I find it is the warmest and nicest for the damp climate. It is machine quilted on my new Brother sewing machine.

 

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