My entry for the Fall Blogger’s Quilt Festival is my “I’m a Maverick Star”I love this quilt for so many reasons. First I loved making it. It was mindless healing sewing for me at a time when I really needed it. Second I love it’s scrappiness. Scrappy quilts are my favorite kind of quilts. You just can’t go wrong with a scrappy quilt. All the fabrics and memories sewn together into a fabric hug. And this actually made a small dent in my scraps. In fact, I used up all my precut 2 1/2″ light colored squares. And finally I love that I know it is making someone very happy. I made it for an eight year old little boy with spina bifada. I wanted him to have something he could take with him when he had to go to the hospital for surgeries and treatments. He was so happy when I gave it to him. He has decorated his whole room around it. He is an inspiration. A true Maverick Star.
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I love your scrappy star quilt. It's beautiful and how special you made it for a special little boy. Giving quilts away is little wrapping them in a warm hug. 🙂
It is great!
It is a beautiful quilt and it sounds like it has the perfect owner. What a thrill to see him so pleased with it.
You have a talent for putting scraps together to look great! I'm sure the owner loves it:)
Em! This quilt is fabulous!
I have never made a scrappy quilt, but I love looking at all the great ideas you have. They are very inspiring.
Very pretty quilt! Thanks for sharing!
I love this quilt too! I thought I recognized it from the bunch this morning!! Great story!
Bright and cheery. Quilts give so much comfort to the maker and the receiver.
LOVE….yes…my favorite is scrappy too…oh especially this beauty you have here!!!!
I love this quilt!!! Scrappy quilts are my favorite too! They make me happy. I just love how they look with all the different fabrics working together. It is so nice that you shared this one with a little boy! It makes it all the more precious!!! Hugs. Ariane
Maverick stars are one of my favorite blocks, I love the scrappy look!
Fantastic quilt. I clicked on it to make it larger and then became obsessed about how green and neat your neighbour over the road's lawn looked!!!
A great quilt and a wonderful story behind it….
I love this quilt, Emily! It has such a great story….
This is a great use of your scraps.
I love this star and am inspired to make it too.
The colours work so well together.
Great use of the strips in the border.
What a generous gift for that young boy!!
Great Stash-Buster quilt.
First of all, this is a wonderful quilt with a special story!!! I love your bright stars. This is a very fun and happy quilt! Thanks for sharing!
A fun and generous gift. It has got to be helping him a lot.
What an wonderful story, and a beautiful quilt.
Beautiful quilt. And it is living with just the right boy. Wonderful.
Oh how I love this quilt – I need to make some of these stars! I'm so glad that little boy liked it, I'm sure it continues to cheer him up – it's a very happy quilt!
Awesome quilt for all the reasons you listed and so many more !
Bless your big heart !
I love this quilt because of all those wonderful scraps used to make it. Its fantastic.
What a fun quilt Emily! I love the bright colours – perfect for those special "scraps".
totally love the scrappy stars! love!
Love your scrappy stars! Thank you for sharing this great quilt.
This is a great scrap buster quilt — beautiful collection of stars.
Angie – craftedAngles.com
Thank you for sharing your maverick star quilt and young man!
Lovely quilt! Love your blog header. 🙂
It is so pretty! I love the scrappiness of it, and I love that you gave it to a little boy who needed it. Great job on this one!
this is so gorgeous….i want so much to make myself a stars quilt like this
So beautiful; I love the scrappy quilts! You did a great job!
Maverick Star is wonderful – but even more wonderful is the young man who got it. blessings, marlene
You make beautiful scrap quilts Em- I do like this maverick star pattern and you have made one that looks glorious like the sky.
Thanks for sharing.
Bright and beautiful quilt.
Ack! I love this! You did a great job!
I'd been watching the maverick stars on block lotto, and couldn't see what anyone would do with them, but now I'm inspired to have a go too, a wonderful quilt, and a very kind gift from you to a boy who obviously appreciates it 🙂
what a marvelous quilt and what a kind thing to give it to your little friend. how great he loves it so well and finds comfort with it! thanks for sharing. love those stars. have a great day