When You Wish Upon A Star, You May Get A Hero…

When You Wish Upon A Star, You May Get A Hero…

Today I am participating in the Wish Upon A Star blog hop hosted by Carol at Just Let Me Quilt.

Her fun idea says our project needs to include a star somewhere in the project.

With this hop, I thought about what I could do carefully, and when you see it, hopefully, you’ll agree, it’d be great for Memorial Day, Father’s Day or even the 4th of July…

I’ll be releasing the pattern tomorrow morning along with another cute little pattern I’ve done for the 4th of July. In the meantime, enjoy my project for today.

I’m just going to get to the nitty and the gritty. I did this both on my embroidery machine and on my sewing machine. My lettering is a little bit too big for the embroidery machine, but I am happy with how it turned out either way.

I used Island Batiks in this project and while I know the purple is probably a little to Oddish, I was trying to stay away from black… but now realize I should have just gone with the black background.

The artwork for this project is from Too Cute SVGs.

I will be releasing these two patterns probably tomorrow morning. I will post about them tomorrow along with a tutorial from Electric Quilt.

I’ll be giving away 5 of the My Hero Patterns.

Giveaway ends Sunday, May 27, at 11:59pm

a Rafflecopter giveaway

The full schedule for Wish Upon A Star is below

May 21

 | Moose Stash Quilting | Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats | Quilt In A Not-Shell | 
 | What About Rheema?  | Clever Chameleon Quilting | Sunlight in Winter Quilts | 
 | Life in the Scrapatch | Sew Many Yarns | Hazel’s Daughter | 

May 22

 | Want To Be Quilter | Cynthia’s Creating Ark | Selina Quilts | Ridge Top Quilt | 
 | Creative Blonde | Days Filled With Joy | Seams To Be Sew  | Lily Patch Quilts | 
 | Why-Knot-Kwilt |

May 23

 | Marjorie’s Busy Corner | Quilt Doodle Designs |
Adventurous Applique and Quilting | Vroomans Quilts |
Peanut’s Patchwork | Ms P Designs USA | The Little Mushroom Cap | 
 | Stitchin At Home | That Fabric Feeling | 

 May 24

 | Kathy’s Quilts | It’s A T-Sweet Day! | Freckled Fox Quiltery | 
 | Elizabeth Coughlin Designs | Melva Loves Scraps | Beaquilter | Quilting Nonnie | 
 | Den syende himmel | All Thingz Sewn | 

 May 25

 | Creatin’ in the Sticks | For the love of geese | Words & Stitches | 
 | Quarter Inch Crafter | Quilt Fabrication | Home Sewn By Us | 
 | Kathleen McMusing | Just Let Me Quilt |

Thank you Carol for creating such a fun idea for a blog hop… 

When You Wish Upon A Star, You May Get A Hero…

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63 Responses to When You Wish Upon A Star, You May Get A Hero…

  1. AvatarRonelle says:

    Oh, how fantastic to win one of your awesome patterns! 🙂
    Thank you very much, Marian

  2. AvatarKim says:

    Finally got around to visiting everyone’s blog on the hop. Your quilts are adorable! Love the designs

  3. The Bears are so adorable!

  4. What fun projects for Independence Day! Thank you for sharing.

  5. AvatarAnita says:

    Thanks for sharing your projects!

  6. AvatarLinda says:

    My #2 son was in the Army and is very patriotic. I would love to win your “My Hero” pattern so that I can make something for him. Thanks for the chance! 😎

  7. AvatarCarla says:

    Too cute, Marian. So patriotic, but so sweet at the same time.

  8. AvatarTea says:

    Love your blog. Thank you for your talents

  9. AvatarMelissa says:

    I ;love your blog and the Block of the Month patterns you have been doing for the night before christmas. Love your blogpost about stars and heros”:)

  10. AvatarLJ_tulip2 says:

    You always do such wonderful work. Great patterns.

  11. AvatarMaria says:

    Son realmente muy lindos, como todos los que haces.

  12. AvatarKristyn says:

    Those are such adorable teddy bears!

  13. AvatarSusan Earnhart says:

    I love this pattern will definitely make it ❤️Thank you

  14. AvatarChristi says:

    Great project. You are always so creative.

  15. AvatarRonelle says:

    I love your project, Marian. Thank you for sharing it and for taking part in the blog hop.

  16. AvatarAnna brown says:

    Very very cute you always have great eye candy ty for sharing your talents with us… happyness04431@yahoo.com

  17. Avatarlisa says:

    so cute

  18. Avatarlisa says:

    so cute 🙂

  19. AvatarMary Furber says:

    Thanks for participating in this hop. I’ve enjoyed the posts so far.

  20. AvatarWendy says:

    You are absolutely right … they are wonderful ideas for both memorial day and fathers day! Terrific work as always and thank you for sharing 🙂

  21. AvatarSusan says:

    I really love that on the purple. I think black would have been too dark, and you chose a great color for it. It’s the cutest patriotic block I’ve seen in a while! Thanks for the giveaway chance.

  22. AvatarApril C Olive says:

    These are so cute! Being married to a former military man, I love anything that brings good attention to our men and women of service! These go right along with that! Wonderful job! These can be used in so many different areas! Thank you!

  23. AvatarConnie says:

    Love the “my hero” patterns! Very cute! Wish I had your creative gene…

  24. AvatarMarsha Welch says:

    Love the 2 newest pattern. You always have great ideas and are so creative.

  25. AvatarKathy E. says:

    As a purple lover, I think the purple background looks great! Stars are so often a perfect complement to a quilting project and this proves true here! Great pattern!

  26. AvatarCarol O says:

    How cute! Thank you for sharing with us.

  27. AvatarMelany Newman says:

    I love purple@e add I love your blocks.

  28. AvatarMarilyn says:

    The bears are sweet. The Hero Bear is for my son.

  29. Avatarbarbara says:

    great patterns

  30. AvatarJudy Bowers says:

    I love your patterns!

  31. AvatarLori Smanski says:

    aww these are adorable. such perfect blocks for monday, fathers day and 4th of july.

  32. AvatarBrenda says:

    These are just adorable and definitely great for Memorial Day, 4th of July and Father’s Day!

  33. AvatarJoy McDonald says:

    Awww they are such cute blocks! xx

  34. AvatarEdith Gorzo says:

    Very cute patterns Marian. Thanks for the draw.

  35. AvatarRosemary says:

    I so enjoy all your patterns. These will fit in perfectly!! More fun!!

  36. AvatarIoleen says:

    Super cute. Great star quilts in every post.

  37. AvatarTu-Na Quilts says:

    These look like fun! I do enjoy seeing your work.

  38. AvatarLori Morton says:

    What a Special idea!! Love them!! Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way too 😀

  39. AvatarTeri says:

    I can’t resist a star quilt.

  40. AvatarCynthia says:

    A very cute project.

  41. AvatarJanet T says:

    Too cute! I want to make one right away. Thank you for sharing.

  42. AvatarJoan says:

    I don’t know…I must be odd too, cause I love the purple background! LOL! Nice design to remember those who keep us safe!

  43. AvatarSherry says:

    Cute quilts!

  44. Avatarselina says:

    Wonderful blocks. Perfect for so many events throughout the year. Love the “MY Hero” block.

  45. AvatarSusan says:

    This block has great versatility. Of course, it’s appropriate for a Quilt of Valor. My first thought with the adorable little one was for my granddaughter. She is four and graduated from Pre-K yesterday. My son has full custody of her. They lived with me for two years and have moved to another state about t2o and one half hours away. Now she has a new lady in her life – she calls her Jackie – nothing to do with Mom. She has a mom even though she has no communication with her at all. She is trying to acclimate two two “step” sisters who are 11 and 17. Now my son is trying to get full custody of his 12 year old son who is living with them. This would be a perfect block for her, too. She’s alrady endured much for an innocent four year old. THanks for the inspiration.

  46. AvatarRosalind Gutierrez says:

    Adorable quilt blocks.

  47. AvatarJoyce Carter says:

    These are so cute Marian. I think these would be awesome to give to a veteran. Thank you for sharing and for your giveaway.

  48. AvatarSharon Aurora says:

    Oh, I love them both! Your creations always make me smile.

  49. AvatarDarlene Poirier says:

    oh those are sew sew sweet.

  50. AvatarCarol S. says:

    Those are adorable star filled blocks, Marian…I love them both! You did such a good job with those sweet blocks and it’s always a treat to see what you create. Thank you for taking a starring role in the hop today! You made my world a lot brighter today.

  51. AvatarCarol Kussart says:

    I like the wall hangings, and I like the purple. Thanks for sharing!

  52. AvatarColette says:

    Oh those are so very cute.

  53. AvatarVeronica says:

    Cute patterns! Thank You!

  54. AvatarNancy says:

    Love your designs!! Sadly, my hero just passed away, but this would be a great memory to him.

  55. AvatarLisa says:

    Nice use of stars on your very cute Bear Quilts.

  56. AvatarMarjorie says:

    Ssoooo cute Marian

  57. AvatarCindy says:

    Love the hero’s a terrific idea!

  58. AvatarDebbie Gruenbacher says:

    What cute ideas and can’t wait to see the whole project . Thank you for this opportunity.

  59. AvatarMichelle says:

    Oh wow what a beautiful cute quilt. Love it 😍

  60. AvatarVelda Roy says:

    Beautiful work.

  61. AvatarVelda Roy says:

    Well done.

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