It's been a very busy summer for me so far; so busy that I have not had the time to do my regular amount of quilting. So I am just going to keep on posting some of my older quilts until I finish the one I'm working on now, "Strawberry Fields" ... yum!
This one is called "Ballerina Shoes". I found this lovely pattern in one of my million quilt books, but can't remember which one. I also don't remember the fabric designer or manufacturer, but the fabric with the little girl ballerinas and the purple shoe fabric is sparkly!
I only have one close-up shot, but it shows the details pretty good. I "fussy cut" (this means specifically cutting a particular piece of the fabric design) the ballerinas "on point" (this means a square turned sideways) for the star blocks. Then I cut out and hand-appliqued the shoes on using a blanket stitch and used satin ribbon the the shoe ties.
It turned out great ... I hope you like it!
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