Did you know it is Star Wars Day? I miss this most years, but this year I remembered in time! What better time to talk about Star quilts. I do have several tutorials on the blog for star theme quilts, leading off with my Patriotic Star Mini Quilt. This one is unique in that it is quilted three times, with three different motifs in three different colors.
I’ve used the Nine Patch Star often, this time in a Christmas Table Runner.
I did a pdf for the Nine Patch Star so you could calculate the number and size of the elements you need – download that Nine Patch Star Worksheet. This is the 20-block patriotic quilt in the worksheet.
Here’s the same pattern in Christmas colors. Your only limit is your imagination.
And if that isn’t enough fun for one day, tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, a great excuse to have a Mexican theme meal. Have you tried my Taco Salad with Crispy Baked Shells?
When I cook a large pork roast in the slow cooker, I separate the leftovers into smaller portions and freeze individually. Then, I have the meat ready for leftover dishes that taste fresh made. Try my Pork Quesadillas. You can make these with chicken too, or shrimp, yum!!
I make my Homemade Guacamole with fresh tomatoes, and milder green onions for a little crunch and a lot of flavor.
Or maybe you’d like some Pork Enchiladas for dinner, also great with chicken.
How about some nachos? These use leftover chicken chili, but could just as easily be done with a supermarket rotisserie chicken and a can of beans. Chicken Chili Nachos
I’m still working on Pachanga, wanna see? Here’s the label in progress.
I know, I’m a stinker sometimes, LOL!!! The big reveal on Pachanga is May 14th, just 10 days to see the whole quilt!
Don’t forget, Mother’s Day is May 9, this coming Sunday. There’s still time to find some great ideas for Gifts for Mom on Amazon.
What are you sewing today? What is your favorite Mexican meal to make?