Category Archives: Star for Selina

Star for Selina 19, 20

Starry, starry night! Not so many stars in the second design, but it is my favourite for today … I like the empty space waiting for some quilting lines to be added.

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Star for Selina 17, 18

I don’t usually like busy, starry designs, especially if they have too much blue, but I do like the one above. I can remember wandering around a quilt exhibition and stopping in front of a blue quilt. I loved every … Continue reading

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Block Builder 1 Star for Selina 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49 and 50

The final installment of my play session using Star for Selina and variations, with narrow sashing with contrast sashing squares. The sashing squares almost look like faint, distant stars. The more blocks used in the setting, the more ways there … Continue reading

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Building Block 1 Star for Selina 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40

More designs using a block I have called Star for Sally along with three variations and sometimes a plain block using the background fabric. This size would be big enough for our bed, but because we have a rather small … Continue reading

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Building Block 1 Star for Selina 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28.29 and 30

What if I use the block and the variations on point? Some blocks are best used in straight settings, some are best used on point. I have found that no matter how much I like a block in straight settings … Continue reading

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Building Block 1 Star for Selina 9, 10, 11,, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20

More stars, today with a helping of sashing. When I made my first sampler quilts I used sashing to separate the wide variety of blocks I used, but now I use sashing to space blocks out a bit .. so … Continue reading

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Building Block 1 Star for Selina 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

One block, and three variations, straight settings. Oh, and a solid block. This play session is one of my designs. I usually start with a straight setting, with 5 across, 5 down. Just one more for today ….   … … Continue reading

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Building Block 1 Star for Selina plus 3 variations.

Watching what Laura, Vicki and Wayne can do with just one block on their blogs, I thought I should try something similar. I have my own collection of block designs, plus an extensive library including “The Quilter’s Album of Blocks and Borders” and “The Quilter’s … Continue reading

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