working on last 2 minis for guild

msmeowAugust 18, 2012

Well, I'd hoped to finish my last 2 minis today, but I only got one top made. Making HSTs with scraps is time consuming! Lots of trimming, sewing, squaring, etc.

Anyway, this top is 12" square. Each eccentric star block is 3", so the HSTs are 1" square. That's about as mini as I want to go!

Donna

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
K8Orlando

You are The Mini Master!

    Bookmark   August 18, 2012 at 10:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nannykins

Love that border print.
I admire anyone who does minis. I don't think I would be very good at it and you obviously are. Great work.
Theresa

    Bookmark   August 19, 2012 at 7:10AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
magothyrivergirl

Very nice! I like your design.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2012 at 8:58AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
littlehelen_gw

Nicely done! ...1" HST...yeah...that's about as small as i would want to try as well!
V.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2012 at 9:16AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sunnycentralfl

Very pretty! Good job! I know how much work goes into a mini!

THX,
Gwen

    Bookmark   August 19, 2012 at 9:27AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
quiltingfox

Donna I think your mini is beautiful and I like how you used a large print pattern for the border. I have not made a mini quilt yet but is on my future quilting to do list, I think it might be a fun project to make for a Barbie doll quilt for my great-niece to play with. TFS!

Best to you,
Sandra

    Bookmark   August 19, 2012 at 7:29PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tuppermom

Wow you are the Queen of Minis!!
I have Thangles to make 3/4 HSTs and did make a few for a class I did but the rest of the package remains unused at this point!

Very pretty!

Mary

    Bookmark   August 19, 2012 at 9:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
quiltnhen

A beautiful job. Hard to tell if you don't know the dimensions that it's a mini, especially with the big border print.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2012 at 9:22PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
msmeow

They are done! Woohoo! Just in time for guild meeting tomorrow night.

Eccentric star, 12" square:

And several of you have made Dutchman's Puzzle and you inspired me! It's 10-1/2" square:

Donna

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 2:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loisflan

Wow, Donna, I can't believe how small those blocks are! Nice work on such tiny pieces.

What does your guild do with the minis the members have made? Lois

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 2:42PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
msmeow

Lois, we have a silent auction of the minis at our quilt show, which is coming up next Feb. Our show is 2 days, and they would like to have 100 to auction each day, so the lady in charge of the silent auction challenged guild members to make one mini a month this year. These are my last 2! :)

Donna

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 3:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
littlehelen_gw

Your guild should be successful w/ your mini's...well done!
V.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 3:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
quiltnhen

And I thoughtI liked the first one, lovvvve the second. Such pretty colors. When I made the two blocks for the lotto I stitched the extra triangle at the same time. don't know if that's mini enough for a mini quilt, but might try it.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 5:18PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
magothyrivergirl

Your minis are awesome! And Congrats on meeting your Goal.

This could be a great fundraiser for the Guild~hope it does well!

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 9:02PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
2015 April Block Lotto
Welcome to the April Block Lotto! The lotto is open...
polardreams
Washing polyester quilt tops?
Hello, My granny recently gave me a couple of quilt...
anniebeagle
Need advice for quilting a thin top that I've had for 25 years
i was gifted a quilt kit when I was 13 or 14; it's...
alix4015
2015 March Block Lotto
Welcome to the March Block Lotto! The lotto is open...
toolgranny
My sewing helper
Isn't he doing a good job?
msmeow
Sponsored Products
Gotham 2-Light Wall Sconce by SONNEMAN Lighting
$280.00 | Lumens
Berkeley 72" Double Bathroom Vanity by Wyndham Collection - White
Modern Bathroom
Mercer 2-lt Wall Vanity
LBC Lighting
Unfinished Bisque Half Round Closed Top Wall Sconce
$106.20 | Bellacor
A19 Lighting | Flintstone Mini Pendant Light
$379.99 | YLighting
Lightolier 2-Foot White Radius Track
$24.99 | Lamps Plus
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™