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So I'm never at a loss for projects (really, what quilter is?) but I had this gorgeous fabric from Frond Design Studio and the beautiful giant vintage star pattern from In Color Order and a free Friday night (yeah, I'm exciting, I know) so I decided to start piecing this
This is my Giant Vintage Star all put together, I love love love it!!!! This is a project just for me before I start on my commissioned quilt, and finishing a wedding gift. Busy week ahead :)
Oh and here is the finished mini quilt which was mailed out to my partner last week
And I also finished this beautiful pixelated heart last week. It was a commissioned quilt. I am so happy with how it turned out!!
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