For as long as I have known my brother-in-law Jerry, every home he has moved into, he has done at least some remodeling so I thought a Carpenter's Star would be a perfect pattern. When I asked what colors he would like, he told me serene and peaceful. Well, since serene and peaceful are feelings, not colors, that made picking out fabrics a bit of a challenge. I found this beautiful batik that had jelly fish and another that looked like turtle shells and what is more serene and peaceful then turtles and jellies? So here is my brother-in-law's serene and peaceful quilt!
I signed up to take a mini quilt class and had purchased batiks. but I did not have time to get them washed and pressed, These are the batiks I had chosen to use for the class. This one was more difficult, primarily because I arbitrarily changed my 1/4" seams and messed up the spacing, so I punted and tried to pull it off. I think I will do this again, but swap the blue for the purple. (This piece is approximately 14.5" x 14.5".)
I signed up to take a mini quilt class and had purchased batiks. Unfortunately, by the time I got home with them, I did not have enough time to get them washed and pressed, so I used these, which were left over from a previous project. Anyway, I was pleased with the way this turned out. To be quite frank, I expected more of a "mini" than this, but I learned the concepts. (This piece is approximately 14" x 14".)