1977 was the year of the first Star Wars film, a film like no other. It was exciting, it was memorable and it embedded many wonderful characters in my psyche. The second series came out in 1999 and was somehow a bit disappointing. One of the most hated characters, Jar Jar Binks, was born. In retrospect, it was a very dark tale, the turning of the chosen one, a sweet love destroyed....
I was surprised I did not own the DVDs so I remedied that this Christmas and marathon-ed them in order. As part of the whole story, I found Jar Jar, less jarring and the tale of the first three so sad and dark. I really did see the good that was still in Darth Vader. The ending of the new disk 6 added some more scenes of the galaxy celebrating the return of the Jedi. I'm not sure that added anything, but Hayden Christensen replaced the original "ghost" in the ending so I am glad of that.
I loved the new movie. It was great to see many of my old firends. So many questions, which I won't discuss here, just in case there is someone out there who hasn't seen it. Go see it. It has much the energy of episode 4 and I can't wait for 8 and 9!
I named my stash quilt "In a Galaxy Far Away"
Pattern: Indigo Weave by McCall designed by Debbie Outlaw
Quilting: Machine quilted by Barbara Alama, Alama Designs
Fabrics from stash except for binding. I wanted red binding, but the yellowcheeseduck wanted green. I can't see any shade of green matching so settled on aqua. Finished 73x55 inches. One of the bigger quilts I have done.