Only recently did I discover that it is a Cheri Payne design. I pulled the reds from my scrap bin and shortened the flags by one row.
The birds are fused and so is the star but it kept coming loose so I did a little hand-stitching along the edge to solve the problem :) I hand-quilted around the birds and star and machine-quilted diagonal lines on the rest.
The backing is an older Pledge of Allegiance fabric and the finished quilt is 17" x 21". It was definitely a fun one to make--and quick! Make sure you hop on over to Kyle's blog to see her sweet little quilt :) And a big thank you to Wendy for this fun challenge!
On another note . . .
This past weekend my daughter and I went in search of wild flowers and here's what we saw:
A Painted Trillium . . .
Trout Lily . . .
Starflowers . . .
And my all-time favorite Lady Slipper :)
There was a huge patch on one of the hiking trails.
Even a white one which I'd never seen before.
And it seemed like the heavenly fragrance of lilacs permeated the air everywhere in the Adirondacks :)
Have a great week!
Copyright 2018, Barbara Schaffer