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Sewing Room Mini Quilts


so two years ago, i made the "SEW" mini from the Moda Spell it with Fabric patterns, reduced by 50%. my original plan was to create a series for my sewing room of "CUT", "PRESS", and "QUILT". well that didn't happen and the idea has been on the back burner ever since.

so when my modern quilt group organized a UFO to CEO program, i signed up and made my list with the few remaining items from my WIP pile and some projects that i've had the fabric for but just never got around to creating.


after working on some of my other WIP's this was a nice palette cleanser. A simple and straight forward, that came together quickly. since i wanted to word and fabric choices to be the stars, i kept the quilting simple with organic straight lines, my favorite for a fast finish!

i love knocking out WIP's. so far i have been pretty good and not starting any major projects without making progress on my list of WIP's first, only 3 major WIP's to go!

Quilt Stats
Pattern: Spell it with Fabric by Moda, reduced by 50%
Dimensions: vary
Quilting: organic straight lines
Fabric: Plenty of Tula Pink, Alison Glass, and many more.

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  1. Love these. Did you use a pattern for the letters? Is so, which one.

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    1. I used the Spell it with Fabric from Moda. It's a free pattern that you can find on the Moda Bakeshop blog, or by searching on Pinterest. I reduced the pattern by half for this minis.

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  2. Oh, very nice indeed! Just right for your sewing room!

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  3. These are lovely Jess - I have to ask what CEO stands for?!

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  4. I love these little quilts. They are gorgeous!!

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