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New Accuquilt Pattern!

I have another pattern on the Accuquilt website.
Click Here for Pattern It is called Star Illusion!  It really is the simplest pattern ever.
I love Accuquilts new Qube block dies! They are easier to store and easy to use.  If you think cutting this quilt out by hand would be faster, I am here to tell you it is not.  It took my all day just to cut it with the dies.  Accuquilt has this awesome die reference for cutting with its dies. Link Here

1930's reproduction fabric was used to make this quilt.  It was cut using the GO! Qube 8" and GO! Qube 8" companion set.  It only requires two dies and goes together fast.  The hardest part of this quilt is organizing the rows to get the star pattern.  I laid out the blocks and pieced them in four patches and assigning a row letter and number to each.   I pinned the HST to each middle piece and stacked them in 4 patches with a label.  I chain pieced each 4 patch then stacked them with the label.
After pressing the 4 patches I then stacked the four patch together while pinning the side that need to be sewed. I clipped the four patch together then stacked all the four patches in the row, clipping the whole row with a bigger clip.  I then chain sewed the four patch, making sure I kept them organized.

Piece the row of 4 patches together before moving to the next row.  Use the pieced row to lay out the next row so that you have them creating the star pattern. 
The quilt I made for Accuquilt doesn't have any borders.  But you could easily add borders to make it bigger or add more rows.  I am currently working on another one that I have added rows to make it longer and I will add borders to the quilt top.
 I do have another quilt I created for Accuquilt but they have not posted it yet.  I will added it to the blog once it is posted.
The quilt was quilted on my Handi Quilter longarm. I used a digitized pattern of feathers on the quilt. 2 layers of 80/20 Hobbs batting was used.

Happy Quilting!


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