Monday, June 23, 2014

Rotherfield Greys - More Borders

I've finished the next two borders on my Rotherfield Greys quilt.  I feel the same with this quilt as I did with my Dear Jane quilt.  I'll be excited to see the quilt top finished, but at the same time I'll be a bit sad to see it end.  I have really enjoyed all of the different borders on this quilt.  


I really like how the mitered border print frames all of the elongated churn dash blocks.  


Sometimes my photos make my quilts look like they're not quite square.  I checked this corner (below) after looking at the photo, and it wasn't square.  So I took the mitered border off and squared the corner and put the miter back on.


The last planned border is 1" six pointed stars and I've started working on those.  The quilt finishes at 84" X 84".





There are 52 of these little 1" stars that are English Paper Pieced and then appliqued onto a background.  Each star has the same tan points, and I've fussy cut all of those.  You can find my fussy cutting tutorial here.  There is also a link to it under my blog header.






I'm linking up with Judy for Design Wall Monday at Pachwork times.  

Thanks for stopping by for a visit!

I hope you are finding some time to stitch today.

22 comments:

  1. I am a new follower and love your English Paper Piecing quilts. They are lovely! EPP is my favorite piecing technique. Your quilts are beautiful! Keep up the good work! I have lots about EPP on my blog if you care to visit sometime!

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  2. Wow! Luann! This quilt just becomes more incredible all the time!

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  3. This is a truly amazing quilt, LuAnn! Beautiful work!!

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  4. Holy Moly LuAnn! This is stunning!

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  5. What a labor of love! It would take me the rest of my lifetime to make something that detailed and beautiful!!

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  6. oh my its such a beautiful quilt, what an accomplishment! I am sure you will find another one to start soon!
    Kathie

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  7. Wow congrats on your wonderful finish !

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  8. You have outdone yourself, Luann. This is truly a work of art. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. This gets more lovely everytime I see it!

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  10. The 1" stars are so over the top in delight! They will add an amazing sparkle to your quilt which is all ready incredible.
    Happy stitching!!

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  11. Fabulous, just beautiful - running out of words to describe your quilt! Congrats!

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  12. You do very precise piecing.

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  13. AMAZING LuAnn! That's all I can think of every time I visit your blog. It's amazing!!! The print of the grey fabric for the mitered border is adorable. Great work!

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  14. That quilt is breathtaking! I just love it! I cannot imagine the amount of time and effort you put into that.

    And those EPP stars ... So sweet! Love the background fabric you've chosen for them.

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  15. I love this quilt and yours is just stunning. Very clever to use the same tan fabric to bring consistency across your perfectly pieced stars.

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  16. I like the way you are appliqueing the stars to a background.
    I can tell you love your quilting.
    Nan

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  17. This is so lovely! Those 1" stars are stunning. I usually get nervous when there are tons of borders...yours look so good and true!

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  18. it all looks great.........so worth the effort......

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  19. Gorgeous LuAnn, and I love your mitred border around those churn dashes too!

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  20. Seriously?! One inch stars! You can't get any better than that. It's stunning!

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