Lone Star Quilt

It has taken me several days to finish quilting this Lone Star (and only a year to get it on the quilting frame).  I did steaming cups of coffee in the corners and the solid squares.

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and as you can see, curls and cc in the Lone Star.  Arabica bean plants with the “cherries.”  I learned that each “cherry” contains 2 coffee beans.  Who knew?

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Since I used matching thread in the gold border, it was difficult to get a picture of the quilting.  I quilted hooked feathers with occassional loops (to tie it in with the loops in the steam of the coffee cups).  They were really easy and fast.

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The dark brown border in the picture above has double piano keys with curls inbetween.  It is really hard to see.  But I experimented and found a really easy way to incorporate straight lines and solve a problem I sometimes have with piano keys.  When I take the quilt off the frame, I’ll take picture of the back and explain what I’m talking about.

Hang in there Brian.  It’s almost done!!!!

Thanks for visiting with me.  I am very grateful you stopped by.

Linda

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2 thoughts on “Lone Star Quilt

  1. Mostly true on the 2 beans per cherry. You can have peaberries which occur in about 5% of the cherries. A peaberry is one bean as the 2nd one is not fertilized. Some claim that peaberry coffee is better tasting for a number of reasons.

    Looks great mom! Thanks so much!

    Love,
    Brian

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