Monday, February 1, 2016

Four: A Mini Quilt


I recently finished this mini quilt which I started at Quilt Bliss last November.  It was from a class teaching four different methods to applique circles.


It was pretty boring until I added the quilting.  I love the texture from the quilting!


I used a Hobbs 80/20 batting and Aurifil thread in gray and aqua.  I quilted spirals on the circles with the walking foot on my Pfaff, and then quilted stacked swirls in the background.


I stitched the binding down by hand to the back using a ladder stitch, and I love the simple mini.

XX,
Jasmine

P.S.  Thanks to everyone who has wished me well with the move and building a house.  I have been spending as much time as possible in my temporary sewing room, but haven't had much time for the computer.  I have a few more finishes I hope to share soon.  :)

My craft room is the bonus room over the garage.

12 comments:

  1. You have circles and I have circles. Makes me smile. Your quilting adds so much oomph and pizzaz to the mini. What is the size of the finished quilt?
    I see the big window for lots of natural light.
    Hugs to you, Preeti.
    http://sewpreetiquilts.blogspot.com/

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  2. Lovely! (Both the house and the quilt. ;D ) It's so much fun watching a house grow! Have they estimated when it will be ready for you?

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  3. Your quilting definitely made the mini. It just seems proper for time at the sewing machine to win over time at the computer :) though I'll be watching for more lovely finishes when your computer asserts itself a little more!

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  4. Yep that quilting adds a ton of texture and movement! Glad the house is coming along smoothly.

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  5. The quilting adds so much to the mini. I still need to quilt and finish mine up as well. I am excited to see how much progress your home build has made, and I am glad you are finding time to sew; blogging can always come later!

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  6. Your quilting is just so lovely! It is great seeing what you have been up to. It will be exciting to have a new sewing space :)

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  7. Great job, Jasmine! And very cool! Love the quilting! Funny, I've been working on appliqué this week too but TOTALLY different. I don't like cutting out all the appliqué shapes. Love your little mini and your house is coming right along. I can tell it will be beautiful!

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  8. Nice swirls on your mini! And wow look at that house coming together!! What an exciting time for you, I can hardly wait to come see it:-D Did I just invite myself over, LOL

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  9. Your quilting never ceases to amaze me! I can't wait for you to be in your new house to enjoy all the new opportunities you will have. Mischelle

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  10. your new quilting room looks to be an amazing space. Love the quilting on that mini!

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  11. The quilting certainly does make it beautiful!
    Glad you are still sewing. It must seem like forever waiting for a home to be built!

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  12. Oh, wow, your house is coming right along! As a fellow appreciator of texture, you're right about the mini coming alive under the needle - much better! :-)

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