Sunday, December 31, 2017

Fireworks for New Year's Eve

Corrine Riley collection
Smithsonian Institution
There seems to have been a fashion for a Star of Bethlehem
with strip pieced backgrounds.

From the Quilt Index and the Michigan Project

From Laura Fisher's Inventory

Diamonds and stripes

Or Stripes and Stripes


suzanne said...

Very bold and wild. Not a one of them works for me. And after all that work to make the Lone Star center.

Kerry said...

I was just thinking of Kaa and about to break into "trust in meeeeeeee!" LOL! Barbara - you needed to issue a warning to wear sunglasses first! ;) Fireworks indeed!

Robin said...

Delightful! Happy New Year to you!

Denniele said...

What amazing stars they are...sets a mind to spinning. Perfect for a celebration of a new year. Thank you!

Lori said...

WOW! Happy New year!!

Susie said...

Love this! Great inspiration for making something that already pops! pop a bit more!

JustGail said...

I love the 3D effect that the ones with mitered stripes have. The others, I sort of agree with Suzanne. At least the quilt makers took care to keep stripes from going every which way.

Barbara Brackman said...

Gail---I'd call that keeping the stripes going one way overcautious. I love the craziness.