Monday, June 30, 2014

Schnitzel and boo mini quilt swap

So one day a few weeks ago I was scrolling through my Instagram feed and came upon Kristi from Schnitzel & Boo and her post about the mini quilt swap. The first time she set up the swap I didn't sign up because I felt I was really too new to quilting, but not this time around. Signed up and I'm so glad I did.

My partner gave me plenty to go on, especially that she loves bright bold colors (which I happen to love as well), so I went to work and started working on a color scheme.
As for the pattern, I had some trouble deciding on one. I finally picked the Starburst mini quilt pattern by Canoe Ridge Creations. I love this pattern. I have now made this one a few times and every time I make it, I fall in love with the pattern all over again. 
This is one of my favorite minis I have made to date. I LOVE how it turned out. I stuck with my favorite straight line quilting but with some angles to enhance the pattern. And how I love the binding, defiantly my new favorite fabric for binding, Stripe in Black by Alice Kennedy for Timeless Treasures.

I hope my partner enjoys her new mini quilt!







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