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Ohio Stars & Rails

I'm getting settled in, still have a ton of boxes, but I've decided since the all pretty much match that they will be my decor...all the rooms now have the same theme...cardboard brown!!!

Anyway, I belong to a Yahoo! group that is linked with Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville site. Bonnie designs a ton of scrappy quilts and I found one that I'd love to do. It's called "Ohio Stars & Rails" and decided to do a red/white/blue patriotic one--the kicker is, I want it finished by July 4 as a wall hanging so I can have one wall with something on it besides paint!

I mentioned it to others and several are thinking about joining in with me, so maybe they will keep me focused and motivated to meet my personal deadline.

I cut some reds, whites and blues and made one 6" star and one 6" rail to be sure I understood the directions. I'll try to find my camera so you can follow along with me. If the other quilters join in, perhaps they also have a blog and I'll link to theirs and we can follow them as well.


  1. It looks great, I wonder what it would look like in purple, green with orange stars? Drat, might just have to try for this one, too.

  2. I read the blog starting June 2nd, and your studio sounds like it could end up a stunner. I hope you find your camera soon, for pictures of it and your "Ohio Stars and Rails". I am still plugging away on my CC and OC, but am so tempted to jump in on this or the Boxy Stars. I guess I need to get sewing.


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