Then I came across a really wonderful string star on Flickr and promptly added it to my favorites. Angela from Cut to Pieces made it and I couldn't stop looking at it. I decided it was time to dig in and try out all these new (to me) techniques.
^^^ isn't that just beautiful? - kristan ^^^The string/foundation piecing part was way easier than I thought it would be. I made short order of each "petal" by chain piecing. But when I came to joining the petals to each other and matching up all those little seams and the corners where the petals meet...boy did that get frustrating. But in the end, it didn't come out TOO terribly crooked and I just love it.
I don't really know what I want to do with it, but I am really really leaning towards turning it into a wee little (12" square) wall hanging with some chunky hand quilting. I'm kind of obsessed with wall hangings lately (and chunky stitching!), and since I used a ton of the same scraps from my Texas Mini wall hanging, I think they'll look great hanging near each other. What do you think? Wall hanging, or other idea?