Patriotic Lone Star with Sentimental Ties

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Patriotic Lone Star Quilt - QuiltedJoy.comJuanita brought me this lone star top that her Aunt had hand pieced a very long time ago. It was in great shape and I really liked the small star in the setting squares. That is a design touch I haven’t seen very often in lone stars.

Patriotic Lone Star Quilt - QuiltedJoy.com
Patriotic Lone Star Quilt  with stars and loops edge to edge quilting - QuiltedJoy.com
Patriotic Lone Star Quilt  with stars and loops edge to edge quilting - QuiltedJoy.com

Patriotic Lone Star Quilt  with stars and loops edge to edge quilting - QuiltedJoy.comJuanita shared with me that her now deceased husband was a patriotic man who always loved this top but her Aunt had died before it could quilted. A star and loop pantograph really complements this quilt.

The fabrics are a collection of different fibers and it needed a bit of coaxing to lay flat but it laid flat in the end.

Patriotic Lone Star Quilt  with stars and loops edge to edge quilting - QuiltedJoy.comJuanita has about 10 more of her Aunts tops waiting to be quilted many of which have timeless color palettes like this.

We laughed a bit because in almost all of them was this same white background fabric. She must have bought it by the bolt!

 

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