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Holiday Hoot Ohio Stars {redo} in Northcott ColorWorks Solids

Posted on: December 5th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

It’s a festive Finish it up Friday and a Canadian country photo shoot!

This remake of the Ohio Stars was made using solids from the ColorWorks collection by Northcott Fabrics.  As soon as the binding was on….

And I had taken the time for a quick coffee break….

I headed outside to the old hay wagon for a little winter photoshoot.

I could not help but to include the bush and other trees along the fence line in this shot.  The stark contrast of leafless trees and the bare boards of the wagon certainly make this little quilt seem all the brighter.

These fabrics are rich and vibrant….  Especially against that newly fallen snow.

I chose the colours for the top to match the cute flannel backing fabric.  It is from the Holiday Hoot collection by Deborah Edwards for Northcott Fabrics.  That Cuddle Comfort flannel is so smooth and soft.  And it quilted like a dream.

Keeping it simple, Aunt Elna performed the straightline quilting on each side of all the patchwork seam lines.  I just love the pretty lattice look on the back of the quilt.

This quilt finish was the 19th use of my 100 labels ordered from
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The Ohio Stars, which finished at approximately 51″ x 51″ and is suitable as a baby quilt or nice sized lap quilt, is now for sale in my Etsy shop.  The Ohio Stars pattern is available from both my PayHip pattern store here and my little Etsy shop here!

Time to head back inside and put another log on the fire.
Gotta keep warm on the farm!

But WAIT!  Northcott Fabrics has kindly offered to do a GIVEAWAY!

Visit the Northcott Fabrics website to see all the gorgeous lines of fabrics they manufacture.  And to keep up with all the new lines coming soon!

Artisan Spirit Sandscapes and Shimmer, with all that luscious texture and shine.
The ColorWorks collection.  These solids are vibrant.
Toscana reads like a solid, but offers a smother look with softer shades.

ColorWorks Premium Solid 9000

Toscana – 9020

You will have THREE CHANCES TO WIN your very own Holiday Hoot Ohio Stars quilt kit including a pdf copy of the pattern.

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116 Responses

  1. lindawwww says:

    My favourite upcoming fabric is A Christmas Story. The colours are so beautiful.sugar_lin2 at hotmail dot com

  2. ~Diana says:

    Lorna, this quilt is stunning!

  3. Vicki says:

    Your glamor shots are amazing! Yes, the fresh snow makes it so bright. I love this pattern.

  4. Love the quilt and your snowy setting is gorgeous! We can't wait to head up the hill and see a bit of the snow falling in the Sierras right now … Which must sound so silly to you since you can just open your front door! Beautiful work!

  5. Kaja says:

    Great photos – your lovely quilt really glows against the snowy background.

  6. Havplenty says:

    My favorite upcoming line is the Artisan Spirit. Waiting for it.tushay3(at)yahoo(dot)com

  7. Anonymous says:

    Wow! Great photos. The quilt looks amazing. The backdrop for the quilt is gorgeous. You must burn both ends of the candle working. I love the way the brilliant colors and snow put a new spin on the Ohio Star. Well done.

  8. Lesley says:

    Absolutely stunning quilt and stunning photography!

  9. Chiska says:

    Your quilt is so beautiful! My favorite new line is Stonehenge Reindeer Prance.

  10. Lisa Marie says:

    Looks like lots of great fabrics coming from Northcott! I especially like the Doodles line and the colors in the- Lime Twist colorway are really lovely!

  11. There are some lovely's coming soon. I like Artisan Spirit Panache.

  12. Kate says:

    Mountain Lodge Flannel called my name! They're all beautiful but I'd choose this one first!

  13. Kate says:

    Lorna, your Holiday Hoot Holiday Ohio Star – I just love that name – is awesome and what a brilliant photo shoot you did! I loved your photos (even the ones without the quilt) and I do believe you have as much snow as we do. 🙂

  14. Ruth says:

    Wow that some snow and the quilt looks fabulous against the snowy background

  15. My favorite upcoming collection is WHO LOVE YOUU. love your quilt and the photos in the snow

  16. scottylover says:

    I love Mountain LodgeSandy A

  17. SuzyMcQ says:

    Mountain Lodge will be a great summer project and a warm and cozy winter quilt! Your new quilt….spectacular!

  18. Wow what a gorgeous quilt and especially against the white snowy scene! Great photos of the snow, ice and oh course the quilt!I like the Artisan Spirit line.

  19. I love your quilt and your wonderful photos taken in the snow 🙂 It's getting colder here in England and I'm happy to say no snow yet :p

  20. Artisan Spirit Panache is one of my favorites – I love your quilt with the backdrop of snow – beautiful and the fabric is so bright.

  21. Kris says:

    The Shimmer fabric is really pretty. Love your photo shoot out in the is stunning!

  22. Jennifer says:

    Artisan Spirit Painter's Palette

  23. Susan L. says:

    I would have to say my favorite upcoming line would be Artisan Spirit Shimmer. So pretty!

  24. Joy says:

    Aritisan Spirit Painter's Palette is lovely. Thanks for the giveaway.

  25. Joy says:

    I have been a follower by email for some time. Love your patterns.

  26. Vicki in MN says:

    I really like what I see in Artisan Spirit Summer. And your quilt is so very festive, nice work as usual!

  27. amy says:

    I like the Let it Snow Flannels-so cute for a child's quilt!Your quilt is gorgeous and photographed so well-great job!

  28. littlelib says:

    Whoo loves you is too adorable, perfect for my soon to come niece 🙂

  29. i love the artisan spirit panache – lagoon fabrics. i am obsessed with aquas lately! thanks for the giveaway!

  30. Unknown says:

    I like the Stonehenge Medici. Your quilt is so very very gorgeous, OH MY! I really love it!

  31. Anonymous says:

    I love 25 Days Till Christmas. Thanks!Please click on the delaineelliott above for my email link.

  32. cjmont says:

    my fave coming soon fabrice is artisan spirit shimmer. gorgeous colors.

  33. Laura says:

    Love the artisan spirit sandscapes line. Can see so many opportunities to use the interesting texture in the line.

  34. Rachel says:

    I like birds of a feather. Your quilt is lovely. Such nice bright colors for keeping spirits warm through the winter. Thanks for the chance to win.

  35. Deborah says:

    I really like the Calypso fabric line-nice cool blues. I already follow you by email. poladydwd(at)yahoo(dot)com

  36. kc says:

    I love all the color choices and the soft marbling of Toscana – they could be used to blend with anything!Your quilt is really pretty, and so is that new snow, but gosh, it looks cooooold! Good thing for logs on the fire!

  37. Unknown says:

    I liked the Stonehenge Medici.

  38. The quilt looks awesome against the snow! I really like Stonehenge Reindeer Prance–pretty blues!

  39. Elise Nicole says:

    Love the upcoming fabric – Artisan Spirit Painter's Palette!

  40. Jen says:

    Your quilt looks amazing! And so bright and cheery against the snow.I'm most looking forward to Strawberry patch, though Wildflowers and Mountain Lodge Flannel are close behind.

  41. You really know how to complement your quilts. Great photos and great quilting. Stay warmTonia

  42. Donna W says:

    Hard choice, but narrowed it down to two. I would have to pick 2015 Row by Row H2O – Lakeside or Stonehenge Medici – Ebony

  43. My favorite is Birds of a Feather! Ohh, those birds are gorgeous, and I can't wait to get my hands on them!

  44. GORGEOUS quilt, Lorna! As for upcoming fabrics, Artisan Spirit Painter's Palette definitely – so colorful!

  45. PegP says:

    Good vibrations is the new line I've got my eye on. Thanks Lorna!

  46. Mrs Quinn says:

    Let it snow flannel. Love those colors

  47. Lara B. says:

    Lorna, you are soooo good with color! Love the way the quilt looks against the snowy landscape the rough hay wagon boards. Northcott fabrics… it's hard to pick, but i do love the Artisan painter's palette!

  48. SonjaM says:

    I love the sandscape fabric!!!!!! Oh this quilt is beautiful thanks for the chance to win a quilt kit!!!!!!!!

  49. Allison says:

    so beautiful! I love the contrast between the the warm colors and the black, white, and grey around you. Stay inside and stay warm!

  50. Ioleen says:

    The Toscana fabric caught my eye.

  51. I love the stunning setting for your photos – we only had about half an inch (if that) of snow for the whole winter – my son is suitably impressed by your icicles, WOW! We very rarely see that down here despite being so close to Antarctica! I love the quilt, so vibrant in the solids, great work!

  52. Oh, and I love the Doodles fabric that is coming soon! Thanks for the opp to win!

  53. Rina Mason says:

    Love, love, love your quilt against the snow , the vibrant colors really pop. I am totally smitten with Stonehedge Reindeer Prance.

  54. Vicki H says:

    I like the upcoming Whoo Loves You.

  55. Kristy says:

    Your quilt and pictures are stunning! As for a favorite fabric line, I really like the Little Mermaids. Thanks!

  56. OhioLori says:

    Ooooh my goodness!! LOOOOVE the \”Little Mermaids\”! Perfect for our Grangirlie!!! Soooo cute! & love the colors!Thanks for sharing the grrrrreat pictures of your Beautiful Quilt too!!

  57. Anonymous says:

    What a wonderfully graphic quilt! You *almost* make me wish we got snow here, it is so picturesque!

  58. Jenny says:

    The quilt colours just glow against the snow. And those icicles – wow! While you are shivering in winter snow, it is summer in our part of the world, here in New Zealand!!

  59. greeneggs says:

    The colours on this quilt really glow! The swizzle stick collection at Northcott is gorgeous.

  60. Pamela says:

    My favorite upcoming fabric line is Birds of a Feather. Thanks for sharing your beautiful quilt!

  61. Let it snow – Penny G

  62. Sandy D says:

    My favorite one is Artisan Spirit Home SandScapes Mineral Mocha. The other colors in this line are great too

  63. Sewmom18 says:

    I like the row by row.

  64. CeLynn says:

    Lorna,all of your photos are beautiful/striking,and the winter scene makes the perfect backdrop! Favorite new line s a toss up between the Artisan Spirit sandscapes and Watercolor Impressions radiance,both are just so pretty!

  65. teachpany says:

    Great quilt! I like Rodeo Roundup. We need more fun prints like that!

  66. Unknown says:

    I *LOVE* 25 Days ‘Til Christmas – I already have two wall-hanging Advent calendar quilts, but I want one with battery operated light embellishments, like the one that Northcott offers!

  67. Dawn says:

    I like Doodles by Sue Beevers. dawnm1993 at gmail dot com

  68. Colleen says:

    My favourite upcoming fabric is Whoo Loves You. So cute!

  69. Carla says:

    How stunning! This just pops right off the old wood. Fabulous!

  70. Karen says:

    Both Mountain Lodge and Rodeo Roundup would be perfect for projects for my mom's place in Wyoming.

  71. Beautiful colors. I like the Colorworks Solid that you used. And yes, the snow as a backdrop makes it really bright. I am originally from Ohio and have always wanted to make an Ohio Star quilt. I hope I finally win. The pictures of the snow are pretty but too cold for me. Have a great week.Debbie

  72. GranChris says:

    First I really like the quilt especially the corners. I can't wait for Birds of a Feather and Artisan Spirit Sandscapes.

  73. Tori says:

    Poppy Passion! So pretty.

  74. Vera says:

    Looks just perfect against the snow! What a great pics! Love it!

  75. Unknown says:

    I like so many but Reindeer Prance is adorablePaulineperry94022 at hotmail dot com

  76. Laura says:

    Those colours look great! thanks for linking up 🙂

  77. Boring as this sounds i am quite taken by the solids range Colourworks premium 9000…so useful and brightLove the ohio quilt

  78. Man About Town Flannel is yummy! crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

  79. Beth says:

    I like Birds of a Feather

  80. Artisan Spirit Sandscapes. Those blues, seaglass, teals are to die for!

  81. Vickie says:

    Hi Lorna, My fav (hard to choose) is Stonehenge Reindeer Prance

  82. Emily C says:

    My favorite is Christmas Story.

  83. Janie says:

    Stone hedge. Thanks for the chance.

  84. Kay says:

    Artisan Spirit Poppy Passion is gorgeous. x

  85. Sheila says:

    My favorite is the artisan spirit collection . Thanks for the chance .

  86. Melanie says:

    Whoo loves you would make an adorable baby boy quilt!

  87. Kathleen says:

    I love Knotty Intentions!

  88. Mara says:

    Artisan Spirits Sandscapes is really awesome.

  89. Alice Ronne says:

    Love the Artisan Spirit Poppy Passion!

  90. Farm Quilter says:

    Your quilt looks stunning in the snow!! What a perfect location for a photo shoot! I really like Artisan Spirit Sandscapes.

  91. I really like the cute Let it Snow Flannel by Deborah Edwards – that would make some cute pajama pants for next winter, or a cozy backing to a lap quilt. Thanks for the give away! jacklynnsteven at netzero dot com

  92. Tawa says:

    I like the look of the stonehenge fabrics.

  93. QuiltSue says:

    I love the look fo Good Vibrations, the colours are gorgeous.

  94. susan718 says:

    I love your quilt!My favorite upcoming fabric collections (couldn't pick only one) are Watercolor Impressions and Swizzlesticks.THanks for the great giveaway!

  95. Karen H says:

    Norcott Fabrics have such a lovely look and feel. The Knotty Intentions line really is striking. I think it is my fav. Love your new quilt!

  96. Linda B says:

    I like the Kool Kats fabric….

  97. mlisshouston says:

    Kool Kats and Mountain Lodge…can I have 2 favourites???

  98. Alison says:

    Artisan Spirit's Painters Palette suits me best!

  99. OurKookyLife says:

    Artisan Spirit and Mountain Lodge

  100. My favorite upcoming lines are Whoo Loves You and Mountain Lodge. Those owls are just too cute!

  101. Your quilting is fab!!! I love the new Whoo loves you line – so sweet!

  102. Theglasdiva says:

    Can't wait for Rodeo Round Up, it's so cute

  103. Anonymous says:

    Gotta have me some Artisan Spirit Panache – Blue Lagoon for sure! — soparkaveataoldotcom

  104. DebW says:

    Give Thanks or the Lilac one! Lovely!

  105. Cheryl says:

    I am looking forward to the Artisan Spirit.

  106. Teeeeeena says:

    There are so many to chose from. Your quilt has me in awe! I subscribe by email and has always enjoyed reading your posts. Am keeping my fingers crossed! Thanks in advance..

  107. Jody says:

    Love, love, love your quilt! The bright colors with the dark stars are great. As for the Northcott fabric, I love Birds of a Feather. Thanks for the giveaway.

  108. Pixie Cat says:

    Artisan Spirit Sandscapes Precuts – Atmosphere- Lagoon

  109. Susan C. says:

    Boy I am a little late to this party! I just wanted to say how envious I am of your snow. How could one fail to take such a stunning shot of this quilt? I know I know , snow is great when you do not have to live in it. 🙂 Down here in Australia we have red desert soil but that is found a few hundred kilometers from me. I will have to traipse some quilts to the shore and see whether I can come up to scratch in the photo stakes. Lovely to see this quilt up and working it hard for you.

  110. Kylie MJ says:

    Calypso is my fave

  111. Adrienne says:

    Whoo Loves You is super cute!

  112. Annmarie says:

    The Artisan Spirit collection is very intriguing. Painter's Palette would be my favorite. So colorful.

  113. Sandscape, HANDS DOWN!!!Gorgeous in Lagoon!Esther F.

  114. Unknown says:

    Birds of a feather