Stargazing: a finished sky

From its humble many-pieced beginnings all over my table in February: 

Stargazing has now grown into a fully-fledged quilt.
back and front of Stargazer
With a so-happy binding:
Stripy binding

and little hand-detailing:
perle cotton is wonderful
It rather likes the thought of keeping a lap warm, after having had its crinklification wash:
snuggly Stargazer
but it’s still all about the contrast.
back of Stargazer
Quite happy to hang out against a wall:
Finished Stargazer
The yellow back still lets the light shine through. Shine on, little Sun-lit stars.
glowing Stargazer

I discussed the fabrics here.

{Sew} Modern Monday at Canoe Ridge Creations

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16 Comments

  1. I really like the quilt. Great colors and awesome quilting!

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  2. Phoebe

     /  May 1, 2012

    This is FANTASTIC. Love love love it.

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  3. Oh this is so lovely! What a gorgeous little quilt! Great colours :)

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  4. The sunlit star picture is really cool…I’ve never thought about putting together a quilt so that it looks different when light comes in the back. I wonder what some good applications would be for such a thing…

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  5. I love this so much! The embroidery is such an amazing touch, too :-)

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  6. Love all those warm stars on the grey background…and the ‘missing’ stars in the middle :)

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  7. How did I find your blog: I don’t know. I just wanted to say that I love this quilt!!

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  8. Such a fun quilt! I love the placement, and colors. I started my own sparkle quilt which reminds me of this. Love! :)

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  9. ylmommyx4

     /  June 15, 2012

    love this and the quilting is great

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  10. Really beautiful! I especially love the quilting and the binding. Great work!

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  11. Love how your quilting design show up so well on the back.

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  12. The unique layout is really fun – like stars scattered in the sky. Very pretty.

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  13. Hi! Your quilt is so beautiful! Wonderful colours and stars are so great!

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  14. Beautiful. Love the colorways and the prints used for the stars!

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  15. dezertsuz

     /  June 21, 2012

    Very lovely quilt. And a finalist, that’s cool! Love the bright, warm star colors.

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