Mini Quilts

MQG Mini-Quilt Swap

by Stephanie February 5, 2017
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When the MQG announced last fall that a global mini-quilt swap was being organized, I tried to convince myself to sit it out. Swaps and challenges have a sneaky way of consuming far too much of my quilty time, and it’s not like my WIP/UFO piles have been shrinking at any great rate lately. Even […]

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Improv Mini Finish

by Stephanie April 2, 2016
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Squeaked in a final finish for the Q1 “Finishalong” by getting this little improv mini quilt mounted on foam core and ready to hang on the afternoon of March 31st. This represents progress on item #1 on my Q1 Target List, which includes a stack of other similar minis as yet still unfinished. It finishes […]

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a Mini with a Purpose

by Stephanie December 5, 2014
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It’s that time of year when most of what I’m working on will remain under wraps for a few more weeks, but I can happily show you this quick little project. We keep our kitchen towels in a basket on the counter, because in this humid tropical climate they quickly smell musty if stored in […]

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on the design wall (WIP Wednesday)

by Stephanie May 28, 2014
orphan block pillow

My design wall is filling up with future pillow-covers and some improv minis. I’m very into 8-pointed stars at the moment, and in my quest to finish as much as possible this year have decided to turn some orphan blocks into pillow covers. The Star pillows are partly for fun, and partly test samples for […]

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Fabric Collage Fish #1

by Stephanie May 5, 2014
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This fishie — a fabric collageĀ  inspired by the work of Susan Carlson — has been hanging around on my design wall with no sea to swim in for months. I finally created an undersea grotto for him, and then quilted it up over the weekend. I’ve used both black (around the outside) and white […]

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