Star Lake Quilt: Meet The Other Versions


Star Lake Two Tone Square

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I had so many ideas for the Star Lake Quilt that I ended up making SIX different versions! I just find this pattern so fun to make! Keep reading to meet the rest of them...

If you haven’t seen my cover version yet, click here

Star Lake PDF Pattern

Star Lake Paper Pattern

First up, I made this super cute baby quilt in another combination of peaches, blues and purples - which is quickly becoming a “classic” TBS colourway! 

Star Lake Blues Peaches Floor

Check out this Home Street quilt with similar colours! 

Home Street Blues and Peaches

I used the following Kona Cotton colours for the Star Lake in blues and peaches:

Star Lake Blues and Peaches Block

I chose Droppar Moondust for the backing from Art Gallery Fabrics and the binding is a striped Gingham Farm fabric by Riley Blake. 

Star Lake Blue Closeup

Star Lake Blue Closeup Dog

Star Lake Blue

Star Lake Blue

After a “false start” and ripping out my original quilting (a totally normal part of creating, by the way!), I ended up quilting this one with a design called “Switch Corner” from Jacquie Gering’s book “Walk” (Canadians, click here). 

Star Lake Bad Thread

Star Lake Stitch Rip

I ended up using Aurifil’s 2311 - my new favourite thread! (Canadians, click here!

With my recent pattern designs, I’ve very intentionally made sure that they work with both multi-colours (six colours for Star Lake) and two colours. Two colour quilts feel very modern and clean to me, so I had to make a Star Lake Quilt version in the throw size!

Star Lake Two Tone 1

Star Lake Two Tone 2

The Kona Cotton colours I used are: 

I made a Rockwood and a Landmark quilt in the same colourway!

Rockwood Two Tone

Landmark Two Tone
I’ve decided that I am going to hand quilt this one in an interesting way - a relaxing project that I can do over the summer months!
Next, I made a Star Lake wall hanging in TBS “classic” greens! 
Star Lake Green HSTs
I made a Grand Beach quilt in similar colours, and I actually think about this quilt a lot. So, I wanted to bring this darker green colourway back! I also made a Riding Mountain quilt in similar colours! 
Grand Beach Greens
Riding Mountain Greens
The Kona Cotton colours I used for this green Star Lake are: 

Star Lake Green Erin

The backing and binding are both Kona Spruce

I machine quilted it using 50wt Aurifil thread in Natural White 2021 (Canadians, click here), echoing the "X" shape within the star design!

Star Lake Green

Next up, I made a throw size in these ADORABLE prints! 

This one is going to be our summer lovin’ quilt and come with us everywhere!

Star Lake Food Group Dog Floor

Star Lake Food Group Bridge

Star Lake Food Group Bridge

I used the following fabrics from Ruby Star Society’s collaborative collection called “Food Group” - which all make me VERY happy: 

Star Lake Food Group Machine

Star Lake Food Group Heart

I used Art Gallery Fabric’s Afternoon Sail from the Denim Studio Collection for the backing. 

Star Lake Food Group Machine

For the binding, I used this cute striped fabric from Dear Stella in Flame. 

Star Lake Food Group Binding

For this one, I was so tempted to do basic straight-line grid quilting…but! I went out of my box and did these wavy quilting stitches instead! I’ve never done it before and I wasn’t 100% sure about it, but I actually think it’s quite sweet with this one!

I used Aurifil’s 2021 Thread (Canadians, click here). 

Star Lake Food Group Machine

And lastly, I made another baby size in Art Gallery Fabrics Pure Solids! I actually had ordered these for a Home Street quilt, but didn’t end up making it! I honestly think it’s for the best because they really shine with this Star Lake! 

Star Lake AGF Fabrics and Backing

Star Lake AGF HSTs

It’s a slightly out-of-the-box colour palette for me, but really not too far! I love the pretty and soft look of these muted tones.

Star Lake AGF Feet

Here are AGF Pure Solids I used: 

Star Lake AGF

Star Lake AGF

Star Lake AGF Erin Look

The backing is Her & History’s Ida’s Pressed Flowers from Art Gallery Fabrics. I used Blushing for the binding and hand quilted it using 28wt Aurifil Thread in Muslin (2311)

Star Lake AGF Closeup

Fabric Bundles 

If you didn’t already know, I have Star Lake fabric bundles available in the shop! There are a few available for each of my Kona versions (in throw size), including the cover quilt! 

Get your hands on them fast, since there are very limited quantities! 

Star Lake Fabric Bundles

Stickers

I have SIX brand new stickers that are also now available in the shop! They make me unbelievably happy! 

They're high-quality vinyl with a matte finish, making them super durable and weatherproof! Use them to add a cute embellishment to your notebook, travel mug, laptop or even your sewing machine! 

You can buy them individually, as sets of three or buy them all in a bundle of six!

Stickers - Bundle of Six

SALE!

To celebrate the Star Lake release, ALL PDF patterns, PAPER patterns, TBS DOWNLOADABLE PRINTS & THREAD GLOSS are 20% off!

Discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Sale runs now until March 20, 2022 at 11:59 CDT. 

On Monday, I’ll be sharing the pattern tester versions in another blog post. I can’t wait to show you their amazing Star Lake quilts! 

Have questions about this pattern or any other ones in the shop? Please reach out to hello@theblanketstatement.ca and we’ll help you out!