“Rapid Fire Hunter’s Star” Workshop

30 05 2015

Saturday, May 2, found twelve members of the Tarheel Quilt Guild at a “Hunter’s Star” workshop. Jane Godshall of Charlotte, NC led us in using Deb Tucker’s special ruler for speedily piecing this block.

Hunters Star workshop

It was fun to see all the variations caused by different fabrics and different arrangements of the blocks.

Hunter's Star collage

Trinity gave me the idea of placing a 12″ “LeMoyne Star” in the center, surrounded by the “Hunter’s Star” blocks, surrounded by perhaps 6″ “LeMoyne Star” blocks. You can tell from the picture that I used light gray and mottled magenta/purple fabrics. I think the 12″ “LeMoyne Star” block would be more distinctive had I alternated magenta star points with darker purple star points. It’s a work in progress, and the jury is still out on how I shall finish it.

Hunter's Star option

I’ll keep you posted on the progress of my “Rapid Fire Hunter’s Star” quilting project!

 

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5 responses

30 05 2015
Jen Johnston

This is beautiful Aby! I love how the center block fits perfectly with the design! Great idea Trinity!! Also love your color combination!!

30 05 2015
Heather Raymond

Colors are spectacular!

1 06 2015
Connie

Love the red star in the center!!!

15 06 2015
Hunter's Star Class - QA Creations | QA Creations

[…] of my friends from the guild is much further along on her work – Aby from Aby Quilts.  She is combining the Hunter’s Star with a LeMoyne Star and it’s looking really […]

13 06 2017
“Hunter’s Star” Finish | abyquilts

[…] Star” in a workshop taught by Jane Godshall for Tarheel Quilters (May 2, 2015). Click here to read about the beginning of this project. Jane taught us how to use the Deb Tucker ruler for […]

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