Saturday, November 30, 2019

November Mini

It's not that I just squeezed in finishing my mini, it was a technical problem not being able to download my photos from my phone to my computer. Finally I emailed them to myself. Why didn't I think of that sooner??


I had these leftover large hsts and sewed them together randomly. As luck would have it I pulled out this old alphabet fabric and what do you know--it was the right scale and measurement to frame the hsts. So I laid them right on top and added selvage strips to make up the 1/2" difference all around.


After stitching everything on the front I cut out the back behind the hsts.


Here's a detail of the selvage strips on the left . . .


. . . and on the right.


Diagonal line quilting 1-1/4" apart . . . 


. . . and the back. Ta-da!

I see Wendy's posted her mini here. Isn't it the cutest??

Enjoy your week!




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Copyright 2019, Barbara Schaffer
 

 

14 comments:

  1. Great job on this mini. I love it. It's great when everything comes together like they were meant to be. ;^)

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  2. Ohhh love it so much Barbara !!
    Congratulations !

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  3. That turned out so sweet!! Love the addition of selvage strips!!

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  4. Very fun little mini and so great that you got to use some leftover HST's.

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  5. Cute little mini quilt. I especially love that alphabet border with its seasonally perfect colors.

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  6. Don't we love it when everything comes together perfectly. Cute mini. And to think that it was all leftover bits.

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  7. Nicely done, Barbara! I just love these kind of quits, that use what you have and come together with serendipity. Love the selvedges! Fun to find the fabric that's "just right" for borders, etc.

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  8. Love your mini with the alphabet. How perfect, and the addition of the selvage is so cool.

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  9. This is the most clever thing I have seen in a while! I adore it! I have linked everyone (I think) up now so check back to see all the cuties. I love that alphabet fabric!

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  10. This has an extra boost of charm due to the selvedge inner border and the alphabet outer border. Great choices. Simple HSTs taken to a new level!

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  12. This is possibly my favorite all time mini!
    the alphabet is such a neat touch and the salvages are the icing on this delicious piece of cake. wee - love it!

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