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missmommy



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PostSubject: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 8:30 am

DH saw a feathered star quilt recently and thinks I should make one. Anyone have a good pattern for one? Or can you recommend a book, pattern, etc?
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:34 am

Now Missmommy...I know someone who would LOVE to help you with your feathered stars!
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But seriously...I want to make them too. I'll wait to see what info you receive here!
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:34 am

If you get the Fons and porter magazine they did a series of feathered stars..each a little different. I'm not sure which issues though? I think it was around a year or so ago? Also there's a nice book. If you scroll down you can read some reviews on it.
Marti Michell also did a nice book on the subject, but I think it's out of print? Did you try good old Google to see what pops up?

http://www.amazon.com/Feathered-Star-Quilt-Blocks-I/dp/096354229X/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1222190956&sr=8-1
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:05 pm

oh wow..that book is beautiful! But it's not paper piecing. Don't you think paper piecing is the way to go with f-stars??
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:30 pm

That would be my first choice..but some people don't like to paper piece.
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 1:35 pm

I'm just thinking with all those small pieces...paper piecing would be more accurate..for me anyway!! I'm gonna look for a PP book.

This is so bad. I went for ages and didn't buy a book. I literally have a closet FULL of books!! I told my self...NO MORE! Now since joining here...there are two (happy villages and F-stars) that I HAVE to have!! sigh....
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missmommy



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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 7:36 pm

karol0405 wrote:
Now Missmommy...I know someone who would LOVE to help you with your feathered stars!
:peek:

But seriously...I want to make them too. I'll wait to see what info you receive here!

Karol, you're a regular riot! lol!

If you find a paper piece pattern let me know. I think thangles would work well also. I'll spend some time looking tomorrow.

AnnieOakleaf - I get Fons and Porter magazine. I'll have to wade through all my magazines to find that issue. Thud
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 8:43 pm

Check out this blog
http://www.beehappyquilting.com/quilt-gallery/feathered-star-by-cindi-edgerton

I couldn't find Cindi Edgertons book on amazon but they have the pattern for 5.oo. here
http://www.beehappyquilting.com/products/quilting-patterns
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:29 pm

I didn't go to Fons and Porter's site to see if there's a way to look up patterns from past issues..but they had a quilt on the cover of one of their mags that has several different feathered stars. They did a series that had the pattern for each star in the next 5 or 6 issues. I don't recall exactly when that was? AND I don't remember if they were PPed or not? If you can find one of those issues..you could make a quilt with all of the stars the same..or mix them up.

I did a medallion styled quilt with a feathered star in the center and just pieced it without any foundations. That was quite a few years ago before we saw PPing much. It wasn't hard. There were just a lot of pieces.
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Thu Sep 25, 2008 7:28 am

I went to the site and they have a search. It seems they had feathered star articles in 2001 and the end of 2006. I don't know that I was getting their mag in 2001 but I should have the 2006 ones here SOMEWHERE! Don't ask! Someday, I'm going to go through all the magazines and organize them somehow? It should only take me a bizillion years...but what the heck, I'm retired and have plenty of time....ask my DH, he'll tell you so. :hammer:
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Thu Sep 25, 2008 7:57 am

I guess it would be the 2006 issues then? Boy..it seemed like it was a year or so ago? Time sure slips away on me! If you find them..even if you don't like the patterns you can check out the color placements they used. I've seen a lot of different quilts with them, but I think I like the ones the most that have each block a little different color?
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Sun Sep 28, 2008 3:27 pm

If you are a subscriber to QNN they have the two part episode from F&P where they do the blue and white feathered star. Its one of the older ones but its in the epsiode list on the site. I remember it because it looks lovely but too hard for me at this stage. It was not paper piecing or foundation piecing but a traditional pieced quilt I'm pretty sure.
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Sun Sep 28, 2008 5:41 pm

I know buick jim swears by Marsha McClosky (think thats how you spell her last name) and I know he did classes with her and I have seen his feathered star quilts - to die for

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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Sun Sep 28, 2008 6:18 pm

I sure like the cover of her book. It has some real stunning blocks on it. Maybe I'll put that on my Christmas list?
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:13 am

Anne I noticed your list is growing..LOL your kids should not have a problem getting things for you this Christmas..

I love the feathered star pattern, it is on my list of things to do in the far future though. I have to stop cruising the sites and the roads and get back to quilting!! alot of catching up to do..

missmommy once you find what you want and decide on the fabs you want let us see what you have done.. would love to know how much time a retired person has to quilt.. LOL

AnnieOakLeaf (finisher) wrote:
I sure like the cover of her book. It has some real stunning blocks on it. Maybe I'll put that on my Christmas list?
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:21 am

LOL Deb. I have a Birthday in December and Christmas. I have a hard time coming up with a wish list for DH and the "kids". I have to start in the Fall and any time I see something I'd like I mark it down.
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:35 pm

I just got a couple of patterns for a feathered star quilt made by Marti Michell and they go with a template set I have of hers. I bought both of the patterns because my LQS is going out of business and I got them for a few dollars a piece. I got them home and after looking at them both, they're almost identical quilts! I'm still chuckling about that one.
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:41 pm

One of my WAD projects is a feathered star. The pattern i plan to use requires small amount of paper piecing, no other templates. I already bought the fabric for this quilt.
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Mon Sep 29, 2008 7:58 pm

betweens wrote:

missmommy once you find what you want and decide on the fabs you want let us see what you have done.. would love to know how much time a retired person has to quilt.. LOL


Not as much time as you'd think...or that I thought I'd have.
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Sep 30, 2008 3:40 pm

OH I do hope one of you ladies will post a picture of your feathered quilt when finished. I also have a pattern for one and one of these days if I live long enough I'm gonna try and make it. My pattern is done in blues and creams. But most likely I'll do mine in lavenders and creams. I love purple!

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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:31 am

memaw - If this board is still active by the time I start and finish a feathered star, I'll post it!
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:04 am

well then seeing as you are so positive we look forward to seeing your pics here Miss Mommy lmao

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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:07 am

This is a feathered star done by Jackie Robinson and is king size. The inside star has points that finish to 1/2" :affraid: I took this class from her and currently on my third row of feathers. I have decided to do each row in different fabrics. When I get the top done......ahhh, might be a while... Thud .... I will post pic's



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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:08 pm

What a gorgeous design! It would be pretty if you do each row in a different color too. Keep at it because I want to see it! LOL
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PostSubject: Re: Feathered Star   Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:26 pm

Wow, I'd be terrified to even think to do something like that. Is it as difficult as it looks?
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