Emmy Grace Magic Stars Quilt

Monday, July 20, 2015

Happy Monday! I am excited to share a recent quilt finish with you all today! I started this quilt last summer, so I am glad that it’s finally done!

I have loved Aneela Hoey’s Magic Stars quilt (pattern here!) ever since she released it. When Bari J and I swapped some fabric last summer, I knew I had found the perfect match! The top stitched up so quickly, but then I let it sit for a while. I sent it along with some other tops to Melissa of Sew Shabby Quilting to be quilted in the Fall. Then it sat waiting to be bound until last month! I had shown the quilt top to my Mom last year, and she really liked it. So, I finished it up last month for her Birthday! She has a nice quilt ladder that needs filling up with pretty quilts!

I added one extra row (six extra blocks) to this quilt to make it just a tad bigger. It was fun laying out all the pieces before piecing to make sure I had a good variety in my blocks. I’m sure I spent way more time on that than was needed, haha. I tend to get a little obsessive about that part. Oh well!

I used the Autumn’s Sigh colorway from Emmy Grace plus a few additional Art Gallery Elements for this quilt. The backing and binding are both from Coquette by Art Gallery In-House. I've been saving both prints for a while! Melissa quilted it with this fun clamshell design. I think it pairs well with Bari’s style!

My Mom (and Blackie), were happy with the finished quilt! I loved stitching it up, and I know I’ll make another one at some point. This was a great just-for-fun project. I need to start another quilt just because!

Happy Quilting!


  1. Oh it,s gorgeous! I love the Magic Stars pattern, too, and it looks beautiful in these fabrics! So happy you got to make something "just because" :)

  2. Wow, was a lovely quilt. Your mum is very lucky. Its my dream to have a ladder full of quilts.

  3. That's a foolproof way of giving someone a quilt that you know they love - letting them see it first to see their reaction :-) My daughter spied one I had in the works and claimed it for herself on the spot. Yours is so pretty!

  4. This turned out beautifully!

  5. Fabulous! Emmy Grace is the only fat quarter bundle I have ever bought, and yet I didn't spot that it was this fabric until I read it! It really suits the design so well, a great finish :-)

  6. it's so so pretty! Love that quilting too.

  7. That is a really neat design. Great job.

  8. It's beautiful and I'm sure your mom is thrilled to have it!

  9. I love it so much! The quilting perfect for the top, too!


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