There are 3 free patterns at the end of this post. I created large 18" blocks which will be perfect for those quilts you and your guild make for service men and women.
|U.S.A. Collection by Windham Fabrics|
|12" Stars and Stripes block|
Her first projects were banners, which created scraps and leftovers (banners shown further down. She also made a basket liner. She felt she needed to use up the scraps (silly girl; who uses up scraps? We just buy more fabric!)
|Basket liner and star trivet by Jeannine|
|Scraps of the scraps from Jeannine's banner projects|
|Mug rug for a friend of Jeannine's daughter in college|
|Wall banners by Jeannine.|
Now, let's see what the (ho hum) professional quilter made. Surprise! A quilt!
I enlarged 3 of my blocks from my Block a Day Calendar (Martingale; in quilt shops everywhere).
(Links for the FREE patterns are given below)
Old Glory Star is at the top of my 3 block banner. Can you see the "fireworks" quilting?
|Old Glory Star: 18" x 18"|
|Yankee Charm: 18" x 18"|
|Star Spangled Banner: 18" x 18"|
|Hey, Hey! USA wall banner|