LeMoyne Star Custom Quilted for Sarah

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LeMoyne Stars with custom quilting by Angela Huffman - QuiltedJoy.com

Sarah’s LeMoyne Star turned out great. She used a muted color palatte which gives it some great charm.

LeMoyne Stars with custom quilting by Angela Huffman - QuiltedJoy.com

I decided to put a swooping continuous curve in the stars to give them some spin.

The sashings were treated as one unit and got sharp, straight diamonds to counter balance the curvy lines of the blocks.
LeMoyne Stars with custom quilting by Angela Huffman - QuiltedJoy.com
I had toyed with treated the outside border as three separate borders but they weren’t big enough to get the feathers in there very well. Instead, I treated the outside border all as one unit too.

LeMoyne Stars with custom quilting by Angela Huffman - QuiltedJoy.com

You’ll see I did a variation on the feather which is my new favorite way of making feather styles. It reminds me of dandelion leaves or even simitars! What makes it the perfect choice for the border is how it reflects the shape and lines found in each of the star points. It really ties those two design elements together and brings the quilt to a symetrical close.

This is a King sized quilt and it is going to look so beautiful on Sarah’s bed!

 

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