iScrap Quilt # 36 – Now where did those blocks come from???

Where did I ghet these blocks????

Scrap Quilt #36  – In my endeavors to get some old blocks made up into quilt tops, I came across 12 red, white, and blue star blocks in my stash of old blocks. For the life of me I can not figure out where I got them or how long I have had them. But, anyway there is not much of a story to tell since I have forgotten everything about them. There is some poly-cotton in the blocks, so I pulled out fabrics that would go with the colors. It was once put together in a top and then taken art. Since I teach scraps, I decided to do the corner stones in red and the stripping in blues. Because there was all kinds of different colors I went real scrappy for all the added pieces. I ended up using the red plaid as a border because I had it, and them made the corner blocks all the same to tie the top together. I think it works. Can be quilted and loved by someone else when I die. LOL! It turned out okay, but nothing to write home about. Still wondering where I got those blocks. Hmmmmmmmmmm?????     UPDATE: My good friend, Marty Stanchi, wrote and told me that she thinks she bought them on ebay and gave them to me a loooooong time ago. She said she thought they are Martha Washington stars. Thanks, Marty!!!!!!!!!!! I hope I did it justice!

About Jim Gatling

Artist: primitive watercolors, colored pencil. Quilter: Original designs, Scrap quilts. Craftsman: Woodburning, Recycling Teacher: Retired MHS, SHCS K-12 Part Time. Collector: Antiques, Quilts, Glass, Buttons, Petit Point, Needlepoint, Hankies, Figural Perfume Bottles. Son, Father, Grandfather, Neighbor, Friend.
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1 Response to iScrap Quilt # 36 – Now where did those blocks come from???

  1. Marty Stanchi says:

    I think I bought them on ebay and gave them to you a loooooong time ago. I think they are Martha Washington stars?

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