Well, here she is, my quilt for DQS #9! What do you think?!
I am calling this quilt "The Spinning Colorwheel Star." It is inspired by a quilt I saw online. Sorry, but I don't know where I saw it, so I can't give a link. But what I can tell you is that I was intrigued by the design. The original was done in solid colors with a black background and had a pieced outer border. I've seen spinning colorwheels before, but never a star. I tried going online and googling a pattern for it, but couldn't find one so I had to make my own. If someone knows the correct name for the pattern and can tell me where to find one, I would LOVE it!! Let me just say that I felt like chasing the mailman to get it back after he took it today. I decided to break in to my FMF stash. I am trying to use what I have and not be such a hoarder when it comes to certain fabrics. It took me FOREVER to figure out how to get this to work. The first time I made it, I couldn't get the colors in the right sequence, I had to add it to the scrap pile. After more trial and error, I got the final quilt. I am happy with how it turned out and I hope my partner likes it!
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