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The Night and Day Hi Line Star Quilt

Featuring fabric from Frannie B Quilt Co's Elegance Fabric Collection for Riley Blake Designs

I am honored to be a pattern tester for Plains and Pine. Lindlee's designs are inspired by her heritage and feature lonestar quilt patterns that are clear and approachable, with no Y seams ever! (IYKYK)

The Hi Line Star Quilt is her most recent release. To test this pattern, I chose a midnight blue and gold palette from the Elegance Fabric Collection from Frannie B Quilt Co for Riley Blake Designs:

I chose the placement of each fabric carefully to create a pattern rather than a random, scrappy effect (which also looks amazing in this pattern- check out #hilinestarquilt on instagram for other testers' more scrappy versions).

One of the great things about this particular design is that you can create secondary patterns with the background: diamonds and triangles in different arrangements. This is the layout I chose:

I named my version Night and Day.

I, of course, made sure Jack, my quality assurance manager, put his paw/stamp of approval on the project:

And then we took her out for some quilt in the wild pics!

This was taken at the Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs:

And this one is at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs... one of the most haunted hotels in America! (It's such a tourist attraction, we had to wait 20 minutes for the tour buses to pass to get this shot!)

I love how this quilt turned out. Even when you carefully plan a quilt, it's always a bit of a surprise how it looks in the end!


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