Wednesday, July 20, 2016

My very own BB8

While I will always be a Star Trek over Star Wars gal, I absolutely loved the Star Wars - The Force Awakens movie.   I cheered on the appearance of all the old (and sadly, I do mean old) characters and cried when a favorite died.

So when I saw this pattern at Hunter's Design Studio, I just couldn't resist.

Sam titles the pattern This Droid is not for Sale.  She offers a pattern for Rey as well but I selfishly only wanted my very own BB8 for the wall in my quilt studio.

I had a blast quilting this with my walking foot.  Circles, straight lines of varying widths - so much fun texture.

I did leave the eyes unquilted and I like how they pop.

The solids were all from my American Made Brand solids stash.  I'm not the biggest orange fan but love it in this quilt!

I'll be linking up with Fort Worth StudioConfessions of a Fabric Addict Finish Up FridayThank Goodness It is Finished FridayPatchwork Times, Sew Cute Tuesdays, , Freemotion by the River,  Fabric Tuesday's,  WIP Wednesday's,  Let's Bee Social,  and Midweek Makers.

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. O-M-G!!!! I love this BB-8! My 6 year old has been asking, just in the last week, to have his room decorated in a Star Wars theme. I know what I'm going to make him for Christmas. :) I just dowloaded all of the patterns. What size did yours turn out to be? And did you make the enlarged one? I found your blog through a post made on the RV Quilting blog.

  2. I did some eye-ing of this pattern but decided not to jump...glad to see you did, very cute!! I am more of an r2d2 fan but can appreciate this droid as well :)

  3. That is so cute and I was never a Star Wars follower! I love the quilting that you did on it.

  4. Lovely! The eyes really do pop! It will look great on your wall!

  5. What a great quilt. Now, the important question, are you going to balance things out with a few Star Trek quilts? :)

  6. This is great! Love the quilting.

  7. Oh this is too cute! I'm not a sci-fi fan, but I did enjoy the movies and will eventually see this one. Your quilting is perfect. My favorite part is the gadget in the middle of his really looks good.

  8. Adorable! Loved that movie too!
    Thanks for sharing at Midweek Makers

  9. Thanks for reminding me about this quilt! I had seen it earlier this year, and thought to myself that I wanted to drop everything I was working on to make it, but work, and life and many other patterns got in the way.


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