Valentia retreat 2019

Project 1- Lone star

You can make a single star as pictured here, or see picture below if you wish to make four stars together

Requirements for 1 Star

40 inches of background- black
27 inches of feature fabric-border and also in star
4 long quarters in colours to match the feature fabric.
18 inches for binding.
If you want to make a double bed quilt ( see picture below) this will comprise of four stars in the centre with the feature fabric border then another border outside that. ( approx size 70 x 70 )
the requirements are as follows.
Fabric 1- 10 inches
Fabric 2- 20 inches
Fabric 3- feature fabric 1 and 3/4 yards
Fabric 4-20 inches
Fabric 5 – 10 inches
Fabric 1,2,4 and 5 should be coordinating with the feature fabric.
Background fabric – 3 yards
Binding 25 inches

Project 2

Storm at Sea

Appox size 72 x 84 inches

2 Darks and 2 Medium fabrics from the same colour group. 1 yard of each.

3 ½ yards of background fabric

18 inches of border 1.

54 inches of outer border based on a 6 inch border.

25 inches of binding

Project 3

Shadow quilt

This quilt is a really good size, its pictured here without a border. There is enough fabric from the requirements for another 2 1/2 inch border all the way round, this is what i will be doing to this quilt, which will make it 86 x 96 inches. Any other border after that is optional.


2 yards of white or cream background .

1 yard of dark plain.

8 fabrics that coordinate – 18 inches of each .

25 inches of binding.

Sewing machine, sewing kit, extension lead, board, cutters, ruler, thread etc….a further requirement list for equipment will be posted before the retreat.

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