Monday, September 30, 2019

September Mini

I'm jumping in today to post my monthly mini and to link up with Wendy.


I had a pile of unused pieces that I cut for the Cross Variation quilt I showed you last week so early one morning I randomly started sewing hsts and 2" squares together.


 It's hand quilted in diagonal lines both directions . . . 


. . . and straight lines 1/2" apart in the border. Sorry about the blurry photo!


The back.
 

It's now hanging in the upstairs hall gallery :)

On another note . . .  


I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw this quilt on Pinterest! How often do you see a fox on a quilt?? This might be a future project to remind me of my fox encounters this year, lol! 

Update: Barbara B. actually made that quilt for her cousin who gave it to his boss. And that is a raccoon not a fox! Thank you Barbara for making such a charming quilt and for posting the pic on Pinterest :)

Enjoy your week!




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Copyright 2019, Barbara Schaffer

13 comments:

  1. Oh what a fabulous mini! Your hand quilting is so beautiful, it makes it even more special. You have quite a gallery of minis now! And, what a hoot to find a "fox" quilt. I definitely see one in your future! And, maybe you should take it with you on your walks, just in case! Thanks for another great mini. I am posting today.

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  2. Love your mini with the beautiful colors and gorgeous hand quilting. I'm glad you showed us the back! What a cute, practical idea for hanging your minis with the rulers (or yardstick segments?) and clamps.

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  3. And that's the problem with Pinterest. No source. I made that little red & green quilt and that's a raccoon not a fox! I made it for my cousin who gave it to his boss who was a big fan of the Whigs, hence the Whig Rose and the Whig Coon. Glad you liked it well enough to save it.

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  4. Your little quilt is so sweet--beautiful hand quilting! We've had a fox hanging around lately. I'm thinking he's hunting rabbits, since we have a lot of those around too. Fun to watch!

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  5. Oh I love it, Barbara! Especially like your creative solution for quilting the border! Fun story about the "fox" quilt!

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  6. It is a warm and inviting little quilt, and your hand quilting really is the crowning glory!
    Your gallery is growing!
    I've never seen a fox on a vintage quilt (though they are popular on the modern ones), but now that it has been clarified--I've never seen a coon on one, either. :)

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  7. You've added another lovely mini to your wall gallery. It's a great design to use up those leftover pieces. Love all the fabrics that were included. I think your Pinterest inspiration would be a fun one to tackle. I'm glad Barbara B. Was able to clarify the source.

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  8. The back of your little quilt is as lovely as the front is! I really like your quilt hangers too! ---"Love"

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  9. Your September mini reflects many of the colors we see in the fall - love the “squiggly” border print! Thank you for sharing the “fox” applique quilt - while it may actually be a raccoon, the profile says fox! Lovely work all round!!

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  10. Very enjoyable read and eye candy with the darling little quilt from "leftovers" and the inspiration for one of your next quilts!

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  11. Is there anything better than a HST ? It is just charming and I love the wavy border fabric.
    Oh I do hope you make a "fox" mini.

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