Mini Quilts

“Mini” quilts are pieced, layered with a back and batting, quilted and finished like an ordinary quilt, and are no bigger than 24″x24″ in size. A lot of my smaller work gets made into quilted pillow covers.

Flower Vase Applique

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2016 (17″x17″) Needle-turn applique, hand quilted.
Details on the blog here.

Improv Minis

Improvisationally pieced fabric-art featuring wide framing borders and a combination of machine quilting, hand-quilting, and embroidery stitches.

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Pergola I  2016  (14″x15″)
Details on the blog here.

improv mini quilts

More in this series have been finished and are in the photography queue.
Watch the blog for details.

 

The Grotto

The Grotto fabric collage

2014  (17″x21″)
Details on the blog here and here.

Grow

A “word of the year” quilt, featuring lots of randomly pieced scrap fabric, ric-rac trim, and hand-drawn machine-appliqued letters. The “O” is in the shape of a pomegranate, and tiny leaves sprout from the other letters.

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2014  17″x20″

Afterlife/AfterParty

"Afterlife" scrap challenge quilt

2013  24″x24″
Details on the blog here.

Amish Mini

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2013 (12″x12″)
To date this is the only truly “all solids” quilt I’ve made.

Very Smalls

9″x12″ mini-quilts made for made for the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) in 2011 & 2012.

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mini quilt: "Portal I"

mini quilt: "Cucina I"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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