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« on: February 29, 2012 11:37:05 AM »



I've been making mini quilts over the past couple months.  This one is the little blue bird mug rug.  It is about 8 x 12 inches, raw edge, fused applique and hand quilted.  



Mardi Gras  table runner.  A UFO from last year.  It is machine embroidered, pieced and machine quilted.  It is about 16 x 42 inches.



New Beginnings v.1  This is a test pattern for a mini quilt I am making in the New Beginnings mini quilt swap.  I cannot get it to photograph well so the colors are funky.  It is bright, but not neon.  The tree is raw edge, fused applique with machine blanket stitch around the edge.  It is hand quilted and measures approximately 12 x 18 inches.



Midwest Sunset.  I was experimenting with free piecing and an applique technique where you stitch your shape to fusible stablizer, turn it and iron it on.  It worked pretty well.  I was also playing with decorative stitches on my machine.  This mug rug is approximately 9 x 12 inches.



Vintage mug rug.  The patterned fabric in this rug is vintage from the 1950's.  I was trying to match fabrics to it.  the blue/gray is actually the reverse side of a print that was as close as I could come to matching.  



If you followed the mug rug swap you've already seen this one but I wanted to include it here as part of my two months progress report.  It is pieces and hand quilted.  It measures approximately 8 x 12 inches.



I have three more in various stages of done; a wee barn quilt and two larger tops just visible in the background of this picture.  I'll post those when they get further along.  

If you are really interested, there is a bit more information on each of these scattered about my blog.  http://twasbrilligand.blogspot.com/
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« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2012 11:53:55 AM »

The sunset one is the best. Very nice work.
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« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2012 12:20:50 PM »

Beautiful!

I love the heart-quilt I saw on your blog, very pretty!

Thanks for sharing with us  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2012 02:13:33 PM »

The bird mug rug is my favorite.
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« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2012 07:22:06 PM »

I really love all of these, I can't pick a favorite. But for some reason, the last one pictured that you hand quilted seems to speak to me.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2012 09:15:54 AM »

Thank you for your kind words.  It is helpful to know which ones you like. 
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« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2012 10:25:45 AM »

Too much awesome in one post! But my faves are def the midwest sunset and the vintage mug rug. Clean lines = <3
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« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2012 11:17:37 AM »

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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2012 05:53:52 PM »

I really like the blue bird but I love the vintage mug rug. I love the lines and the print reminds me of the opening scences of Disney's 101 Dalmations, the cartoon not the movie. I haven't seen the show in about 10 years though so it may be just me, lol.
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« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2012 08:20:29 PM »

I love the bird and sunset. But I have to say my favorit is the last one that is hand quilted Wink . As usual all your work is beautiful.
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