The design flowed around the border "star" fabric (a beautiful Hoffman print from several years ago). I bought a BOLT of it, and used every scrap of it in one quilt or another. I have one 3" piece left.
I free-form drew the little star in the center, then hand appliqued and embroidered him.
The corners have the nursery rhyme, "Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight, I wish I may, I wish I might, have the wish I wish tonight."
I hand lettered the corner blocks using a pigma pen. You can see the border fabric better in this picture, too.
I used a star design to hand quilt this little quilt. I traced a star cookie cutter onto label stock, then used the sticky star to quilt around. Easy!
I channel quilted around the center star, and outlined quilted the other triangles.
It was fun to hand quilt this, and it made we wonder why I do not hand quilt more of my quilts!
(in the last photo, you can see the groovy blue, swirly backing I used. These fabrics were such fun!
Hugs, MammaO (in VA)