Mini Quilts

I can hardly believe it…

by Stephanie November 27, 2013
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… this Amish Mini (12.25″ square with the binding on) is actually finished before the 15-Minutes Play Group Challenge deadline! That’s a first for me, folks. And, since this was officially still a WIP when I got up this morning (just hand-finishing the binding left to do), I’m linking up to WIP Wednesday over at […]

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Mini Crumb Bars

by Stephanie October 30, 2013
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Nope, not something to nibble on with your tea. My crumb bars are a 12″ mini-Amish block, made for the latest 15-Minutes of Play challenge. The scrappy bars are 1.5″ wide, so those little bits are teeny tiny. This is a finished block, sandwiched and basted yesterday. Now to figure out how to quilt it. […]

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Afterlife scrap swap quilt

by Stephanie June 4, 2013

A month or so ago I joined a scrap swap with the 15-Minutes Play group. We were to make a block from whatever we received in the mail, with the requirement to include some “made fabric”.  My partner sent such a mishmash of “so not me!” fabrics that at first I was totally stumped what […]

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Feeling Improvy

by Stephanie April 13, 2012
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I’ve fallen behind on posting about some recent finishes, and promise I’ll share those soon, but today I am feeling the improv groove. The pieced units you see here started out as a couple of leftover blocks from last year’s “Blockapalooza”. I layered and sliced and musical-chaired and inserted and framed to get to this […]

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On the Design Wall – April 1, 2012

by Stephanie April 1, 2012
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A new month means another design wall shot. Here’s what up there this morning: One new NYB block: The original pattern for this block had a plain wide outer arc that I felt called for more detail. So I drafted some points and made narrow borders for them. Lots of seams and little pieces, will […]

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