Saturday, August 1, 2015

Sweetness Mini Quilt

     Well, I'm squeaking in just under the wire with my finish for the Schnibbles Parade, but I worked on this all day and stayed up late (like almost 4am late!!) to finish it up!  I had the pattern already so I figured I really ought to actually do this one, instead of just intending to do it!  :-)

     The pattern is Sweetness, a set of 3 mini quilts in one pattern (quite a deal in my opinion!), by Corey Yoder of Little Miss Shabby.  The pattern is printed up on nice heavy, glossy cardstock, with great color and clear instructions.  I decided to make the Floret Mini since I also have the other two patterns in the larger size and I figured why make a mini and then repeat it in a larger size?   I knew with what I call my "Hobby ADD"  I'd never finish the larger version if I had already done a mini! :-D

    So here is my Floret mini: no name for it yet.  I'm bad at that:  It's a wonder my girls have names!  It's for our trailer, thus the green to match.  I was planning to make it into a pillow, but it's a bit big for that (19x19"), so maybe a table topper.  I'm pretty happy with it.


              And here it is during the chain piecing process!  I thought                 I'd never get done with all those stitch and flip corners!
                         And now I'm off to bed!!  
                                        Hugs to you all!!
                                                   Helen

7 comments:

  1. It's beautiful Helen!

    Parade on Monday!

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  2. Wow, this is amazing, I love the colors. I'd love to be able to quilt, I might take up a new hobby!

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  3. It's amazing what you'll do to meet a deadline, if I stayed up that late I would probably sew my fingers together. Your snibble is lovely though, such beautiful colours, and will make a wonderful table topper for your trailer.

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  4. Beautiful Helen! And you were so determined to finish! I've been up late working on these, but never made it that far! Congratulations! It's lovely :-)

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  5. Oh this is sooo pretty! 19 is a fairly large pillow - but somethings a big pillow is nice. With that said, I would make it into a table topper too - it's really nice. Good to see you post - I've been wondering how you are doing. :-)

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  6. Your Floret looks great! It'll be perfect in that adorable trailer of yours, whatever you decide to make it.

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  7. Such beautiful colors. I'm glad you have a spot waiting for it, too.
    Quilts of four blocks have always been a favorite of mine although I've yet to make one. Go figure.

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