Friday, December 22, 2023

Barn Star Sampler QAL - Finish!!!

The Barn Star Sampler Quilt Along has come to an end and I am so excited to share my finish!!!  This Quilt Along began at the very start of this year, so it seems fitting that it will be my final share of 2023!!  Thanks to Fat Quarter Shop' for hosting this awesome quilt along, I had so much fun sewing along  :)    So without further ado . . .  here is my Barn Star Sampler !!!  

I made my Barn Star Sampler a little larger so it would finish square at 100" x 100" .  I had so much fun playing with the layout and figuring out the extra blocks I got to make to square this up.   Now it can go on my bed :)  I just love the way it all came together!!!  

 And I am so happy with this beautiful array of Rainbow Ombre goodness!!!  Isn't a rainbow of colors just so happy!!!  And I love all of the different neutrals ombre in the background, it really allows each block to just stand out on it's own as well as be a part of the sampler!!!  I just can't help but smile at it, it really is just happy making!!! 

And when it came time to quilt it, I went for an all over swirl in a fairly large scale.  I wanted to keep this one a little softer, so I tried not to quilt it super dense, but I still love all of the texture.  When you have all of those wonderful points, it is so great to add some curvy goodness with some swirls ;)    And you know my favorite 402 So Fine was the perfect match for all of these colors and neutrals.  Blended so perfectly!!! 

And now, I just get to enjoy the finish!!!   So exciting ;)  I have just so enjoyed this quilt along!!!  Working with ombre's takes a little more planning, but it is so worth it!!!  Sewing with all of those wonderful color's is just so fun and seeing all of the different shades come together is just amazing!!!  I am just thrilled with this finish and so enjoyed this 2023 Barn Star Quilt Along!!! 

In fact, I loved it so much, I am planning on a second ombre Quilt Along in 2024!!  This time I think I am going to mix colors in the blocks though, just to change it up a bit.   I can't wait!!!   Bring on the Piece and Quilt Sampler for 2024 :)  

Thanks for popping in today and sharing this finish with me ;)  Have a Happy Quilting Day!!
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  1. Oh, that turned out beautifully! I enjoyed seeing your blocks as you made them, too.

  2. Rosemary B here:
    This quilt is beautiful! This one is really a treasure

  3. Your rendition is lovely and vibrant. Well done you. Thank you for sharing

  4. Your Barn Star Sampler is amazing! 🤩


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