Originally I was just going to ditch stitch the star, but it looked a little unfinished, so I decided to also quarter inch around it, which looked a lot better.
The second quilt belongs to Colleen. Here the centre appliqué varied in shape and I adjusted the feathers accordingly.
With both of the quilts I really liked the effect the feathers created where the blocks met.
Ankle update – I went back to the hospital last week, and I am now allowed to walk without the boot inside the house, but need to wear it outside, particularly if I am where there are crowds, intoxicated persons, or kids. I am making good progress, but it is a slow journey.