Friday, February 4, 2011

Friday Flickr Finds - Wonky Star Edition

I love me some wonky stars, but I have yet to try them myself. Wonky is still tough for me—I think I tend to be too tentative with my wonkiness. And when you underwonk, instead of being cute, it just looks like a mistake. But this month, Rachel asked my Do. Good Stitches circle for wonky star blocks, so I'm looking forward to giving this a try at long last. I'm sure I'll get the hang of wonkiness very soon—it's probably just a matter of doing it more often, and this is my chance.

In the meantime, I'm being inspired by some of Flickr's best wonky stars:

1. Flea Market Fancy mini quilt, 2. Bumblebees, Bee Europe, Wonky stars, 3. Wonky Baby Stars - the Grey & Yellow version, 4. Bee Block for Janice #1 - Fresh Modern Bee, 5. Bushfire Quilt Project, 6. Tea Garden Star Quilt, 7. Stars and Sea: The Reveal!, 8. Starbright pot holder/mug rug back, 9. April Blocks for Pretty in Pink Bee, 10. First snow, 11. STUD swap jan '10, 12. Wonky bee block 2 for Kate

P.S. As a resident of Wisconsin, I think I'm legally obligated to put the following sentiment out there: Go Pack!!! Have a great weekend!

8 comments:

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

I would have trouble doing Wonky too....I even have trouble doing Random, as I found out trying to randomly piece a backing!!
maybe that is a good quality????

ShirleyC said...

Lots of neat ideas there!

KristyLou said...

The engineer in me wants everything precisly measured and exact every time. I don't think I will ever be able to do wonky! BTW, as much as I am a BEARS fans... I will be cheering on your Packers this weekend. Good luck.

Live a Colorful Life said...

I haven't done wonky either. So hard for me to to loosen up and just try it.

Pack: Hmmm, my husband is a Vikings fan from Minnesota, and my friend will be here cheering the Steelers. Maybe I'll just stay in the kitchen and eat...

Danielle said...

Hi Lee! I have just given the wonky star a whirl for the first time and loved it! This is a lovely collection. Can't wait to see what you come up with!

Georgia said...

:-D Thanks for adding one of mine to the mix! Wonky is fun - you'll love it!

Kimberly White said...

These are beautiful! I'm from Alberta (Canada) and we are huge PACKERS fans! GO PACK!

Madame Parfait said...

I'm so obsessed with wonky stars now, and these are a great group!

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