Decision taken

/ Monday, 20 February 2012 /
I've decided how to work the background on these rose star blocks.  I'm going to give each one a different background, forming the block into a large hexagon.  It takes 18 pieces to make the background for each star.  When the background is attached, the resulting hexagon is 9" across.
Rose starlet background
Here are the two the I've stitched the background to so far - I've placed them together so you can see how they'll join up.
How they'll fit together
This is my sixth rose star.  I've made a vow not to make any more until I get the background stitched onto the other four.  Then I'll do the backgrounds along with the stars themselves - otherwise having to do a whole fleet of backgrounds before I can sew them together will be a recipe for terminal procrastination!
No. 6

7 comments:

{ Jessica } on: 20 February 2012 at 10:34 said...

Oh Lesly, your setting is genius! The beauty of this project grows by the minute~~

{ Manda } on: 20 February 2012 at 13:23 said...

ooo they are beautiful!

Lindsay on: 20 February 2012 at 21:50 said...

Excellent wedding quilt; I'm just sayin'. (Seriously, it's going to be a stunner! Can't wait until you've made more progress so I can see!)

{ Michele Pacey } on: 20 February 2012 at 23:06 said...

wow these are so intricate and unique. just amazing lesly!

{ Dara } on: 20 February 2012 at 23:10 said...

These look great and I love the fussy cut flowers for the center.

{ Jenniffier Kramer } on: 2 March 2012 at 11:16 said...

That so cute! I really like how you turned it into a hexagon. They will amazing all put together.

{ Barbara Robson } on: 7 March 2012 at 15:11 said...

I started a similar pattern last year called Jazz Hands from the Material Obsession book. I am piecing it by hand, not EPP. I'll post some pictures when I get home. I am curious how you are going to set it. I haven't decided yet.

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