Here’s a look at the mini quilt I made for Schnitzel and Boo’s Mini Quilt Swap.
Remember my earlier post on this mini? It didn’t go anything like I thought it might. None of my early ideas worked out. Later I tried making the fan block much smaller and I was totally smitten with it! I wanted to make a sampler with some fans and a big star. In the end, I just couldn’t get the curves on the small fans smooth enough. (I’ll try again, but maybe not as a gift.) In the end, I just used the star with some borders. I found the paper piecing foundation for this star at Wombat Quilts, with a link to another site, which I can’t find at the moment.
The quilting is just irregularly spaced lines. I sometimes have trouble getting my machine to adjust stitch length. Had that problem here.
I also made Noodlehead’s Open Wide Pouch as an extra. I used some Liberty fabric, Bloomsbury collection. I love this fabric! And the pouch is pretty easy to make — no wonder so many people make them. I will definitely be making more!
It holds quite a bit too. I stuffed it with goodies for my partner.
I haven’t heard from my partner, but the package was delivered last week according to USPS. Hopefully all is well.