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It hasn't been the greatest winter around here. We had the flu and it was bitterly cold for quite awhile. Ahhh, such is life.
Remember the photo above? Turns out that project was the most difficult quilt I have ever made. It was inspired by an antique quilt that Stella Rubin had. She graciously gave me permission to make a mini version of it, but she requested a photo of the finished quilt. Had it not been for that, I would have ditched the whole thing many times! Miniature quilt making is always an exercise in problem solving, but this one was one problem after another! I neglected to get permission to use Stella's photos of her quilt, so I am unable to share those with you.
The white diamonds that immediately surround the stars were stuffed in Stella's quilt. So that was the first problem. Here's s what I did:
m Then it was time to sew the stars together.
The ruler shows you the size of the stars.


Sewing the rows  together. Then came the biggest problem - the border.…

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