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I have decided that as my Sew Easy Baby Gift series is complete and I am gearing up to decorate more of the slant walls in my studio, I would start making mini quilts.
What am I calling a miniature quilt? My blog = my rules, I am saying equal to or less than 30" square is what I am terming a "miniature quilt".' I realize that at some quilt shows < 24" square is the standard. I am trying to cut myself some slack. I may or may not share the pattern depending on time or may share the pattern in the future. The purpose of this series is mostly to inspire others by sharing what I am working on.
Starting with June as we have just gotten it underway.
The June monthly mini "Canning on the Shelf" is shown below:
Canning on the Shelf was completed last month actually and is a miniature version of 3 large (double sized) canning jar quilts that my sister and I worked on about 3 years ago. I have not even made a dent in my food based fabric collection LOL! This quilt was one of my UFO's but now it's done Yay!
Check out the blocks below aren't they adorable?
Not too much of a challenge these blocks finished at about 3" x 5" and were fun to simply piece with strip piecing and connecter corners. Not rocket science, I am starting out by going easy on this challenge. I may share the pattern in the near future as I drafted it up after working on the 3 larger quilts.
Need More Mini Quilt Inspiration?
Check out some great inspiration at Craftsy.com on miniatures.
Take a class ...... Fabric Play: Sewing Mojo Minis or check out a fantastic blog post: Mini Quilts 10 Fresh Ideas to Inspire
Stay tuned in and check out this series in the first wednesday of each month, I will let you know when patterns are posted.
Do you have a mini quilt you would love to share with us and inspire others? Please use the contact tab above and I will be happy to share your work on this blog. Why not challenge yourself to a mini quilt and share your work with us?
Happy Wednesday! ☀️
Hi I'm Robin and I am a professional long arm quilter, pattern designer and teacher. I am passionate about all things quilty!
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