This past New Year's weekend I decided to take scissors to fabric and make a few mini-quilts. Mini's are not such a big commitment. Make a few squares, add a border, machine quilt then bind it and voila...a quilt! A small quilt but a quilt nonetheless.
Here are a few snaps of the action.
|I took a pile of scraps from Mary's quilt*|
|Sat at my beloved Featherweight sewing machine.|
|And whipped up this quilt top.|
I sewed the strips together lengthwise into a large rectangle.
Cut it apart crosswise, rearranged and sewed them back together.
|I sewed a border around the rectangle and |
made a sandwich with backing fabric, cotton batting and the top.
|Then quilted the sandwich with wavy freehand lines |
from side to side and across.
|Made a binding, and stitched it on.|
|Mary stitched the binding so I could snap a picture.|
|Topstitched the binding in place.|
|And it's finished!|
|Ready for bears.|
|Or small dog.|
|*This is Mary's quilt that provided the scraps for the mini quilt.|