Saturday, March 26, 2011

Oh, my stars! My flag is finally finished!

Ok, I wanted to show you the stars and here they are before and after they were baked.... See how many I made.  I know this is alot more than you really wanted to know about, right, but I wanted to show you how many I made.  There are two sizes here.  Almost no difference in the size but if you look closely you can tell they are a different size.  I think I made about 125 stars.






After baking.   Here's what I have left.  I wanted you to notice the different colors of the stars.  Some of them look light brown, beige, dark brown and even bronze.  These were the stars on the bottom rack that were too close to the heating element.  I really like the colors but won't be using them on this project.




Not bad colors for mistakes, huh?


Out of all of these stars , I only uses a few. I tried to do 50 stars but I just couldn't get them on the blue space. I tried both sizes and finally just gave up. So, I used 13 of the stars and this is my finished flag.  I hope you like it.  This will stay like this until after the State Fair and then I will put it in a frame with some Pledge of Allegience fabric, but I'll show you that another time....This looks small but it is about 14" long and about 8" wide.


Here's my flag:


8 comments:

Lace-lovin' Librarian ~ Diane said...

That's a lovely lot of stars! I really like the way your flag turned out. Great job!

swooze said...

Wonderful!

scraphappy said...

What great buttons. Just perfect for your flag. Congratulations on getting it finished. It must feel good to cross that one off the list.

Barb said...

Oh wow...that is sooooooooooo awesome!

Carol Lawecki said...

Your Tatted Flag is just awesome. I think your star buttons are great! The flag is certainly an heirloom to pass on!!!

desertskyquilts said...

Interesting flag. I love your buttons. I like the way the different levels of heat created different colors.

LuAnn said...

Beautiful job of tatting. Wow. The buttons are the perfect finish to a great project.

Deborah said...

Those buttons are so cute! Now you will have to think of a project for those colored ones. The flag is beautiful, and I hope you win the grand prize with it. You deserve it.

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