Project QUILTING, Season 4, Challenge 4–Wish Upon a Star

Happy Sunday everyone!  I hope you’ve had a nice weekend so far and a relaxing ‘break’ week from Project QUILTING.  I also hope you’re ready to get quilting!  Can you believe that we’re already half way through the season!?  Craziness – I know!

Vintage Sheet Giant Star Quilt

Vintage Sheet Giant Star Quilt from bebo821


Everyone who enters a quilt into this weeks challenge, in the time frame given and following the challenge’s guidelines, will be entered into the random drawing to win the following prizes from our incredibly generous Project QUILTING sponsors:

$20 to FabricFascination


$25 to Superior Threads

long arm quilting by quilts by barb

$25 off Long Arm Quilting from Quilts by Barb


Surprise fabric prize from Fabric Worm

Streaming Stars

$30 off long arm quilting of baby quilt or larger from Marcia’s Crafty Sewing & Quilting


A Stash bag* from For Quilts Sake

dye candy wool

1/8 yard hand-dyed wool or $15 gift certificate from Dye Candy

quilting lodge 4

$20 to spend at Quilting Lodge!

The Challenge: Wish Upon a Star

Lone Star Quilts

Lone Star Quilts photo from circulating

  1. Your project must include at least one star. It can be a traditional star block, an appliquéd star, a star in the embellishments or quilting.....Use your
    imagination. More stars are fine, but there must be at least one.

  2. Your project does not need to be a traditional quilt, but must meet at least one of these requirements:

    1. Include patchwork.

    2. Include appliqué.

    3. Have 3 layers stitched together by hand or machine.


  1. Your project must have a name.

  2. Please remember that these projects need to be created during the week of the challenge.

  3. POST your entries with a description of your creative process, including where you are (ie, I create in Madison, WI) and the size of your project by Sunday, February 24th, 2013, by NOON, CDT, to this flickr group, Project QUILTING with Persimon Dreams –OR email a picture/description of your completed project to {lapaceksorchard at gmail dot com} with PROJECT QUILTING in the subject line.

If you wish to receive critiques on your piece – the good and critical – please add your photo’s to this group as well:

Are you stuck?  Need a little ‘Tim Gunn’ advice during the week?  Or are you just so excited on how things are going along and what to share your WIP?  We have a group for that!

If this is the first Project Quilting challenge you’ve participated in, please email Kim at {lapaceksorchard at gmail dot com} with PROJECT QUILTING in the subject line.  Please include your name, flickr name, email and a website if you have one.

Please add my button to your blog to help spread the word!  Thanks!

Project QUILTING Season 4


Did you know there is a Pinterest Page for Project QUILTING?

And a FAQ Page!

This was one of my very first quilts…it is King size but made with HUGE blocks so it went together really fast.  I used a combination of hand-dyed fabrics and commercial prints.

NEW THIS SEASON!  Linky Party!

Add blog posts or flickr photo’s of your thought process/works in progress etc throughout the week to the linky party below!  Then we can all easily follow along with you!


  1. [...] Happy Oscar night everyone!  It’s hard for me to believe that five years ago, right about at this time, we were about to welcome our second beautiful baby girl into the world – Capri Grace.  It’s been a crazy busy, birthday filled weekend – full of fun and cake – lots and lots of cake.  I’ll be blogging soon about all the fun we had and of course about the incredible quilt that was put together for Capri.  But tonight I do want to share with you quick snap shots of the FORTY-TWO beautiful quilts that were created for the ‘Wish Upon a Star’ Project QUILTING Challenge.  [...]

  2. [...] I have to learn how to sew a pleat, that could take all week. But then I saw this weeks challenge. Stars. And it took me all of 20 seconds to decide exactly (mostly) what I plan on doing. So here we go [...]

  3. [...] One last post for today everyone.  I wanted to show you a closer look at eight more of the wonderful quilted pieces that were made for the Wish Upon A Star Project QUILTING Challenge.  [...]

  4. [...] I realized I really needed to get all these closer looks done TODAY since you all need to VOTE  by the end of today!  So – let’s take one last closer look at nine more fabulous quilted pieces that were made for the Wish Upon A Star Project QUILTING Challenge.  [...]


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