Friday, February 15, 2019

TGIFF - MQG Mini Swap

Back in the fall, I signed up for the Modern Quilt Guild mini swap.  My partner is Linda from Vancouver.  She said:
Like improv, paper piecing, really just about anything modern and adventurous. Like the Scandinavian vibe. Also a big fan of whimsy, irony and anything that brings a smile in these troubled times.
Hmmm...what to make???  I Googled...and Googled...and Googled some more.  I finally made a decision -- a free tutorial by Caroline @ Sew Can She.

I combined both the gnome and tree tutorials -- 12-inch finished blocks.

I used Kona:  Snow, Alegria, Poppy, Leprechaun, Shell, and Jungle for the binding.

I decided to follow the pattern and do organic wavy lines up and down, rather than side to side.

This mini finishes 24 x 25 inches.  I hope Linda doesn't mind it's an inch larger than it's supposed to be.

I hope I was able to meet Linda's wishes and that she enjoys this fun mini.

Giveaway Winner:  Thanks to everyone who commented on my Turnabout Patchwork post last week.  Congrats to Izzy @ Dizzy Quilts for winning the e-book.

If you have a finish this week, here are some ways to share:

Thank Goodness It's Finished Friday @ Lisa in Port Hope
Can I Get a Whoop Whoop? @ Confessions of a Fabric Addict 
Finished or Not Friday @ Busy Hands Quilts
Needle and Thread Thursday @ My Quilt Infatuation
Brag About Your Beauties @ From Bolt to Beauty
Show Off Saturday @ Sew Can She


  1. The mini seems like it checks off so many of the things that Linda said she likes. I hope she enjoys the mini and that it brings a smile to her face every time she sees it!

  2. It's a very sweet mini quilt! I am sure your partner loves it!

  3. What a cute little quilt. I am sure Linda loves this adorable, fun quilt.

  4. A lovely mini! I'm sure she'll love it, what's not to love about it.

  5. It’s a super cute mini. Linda is going to love it.

  6. Very cute! I think it's sure to bring a smile to her face :)

  7. Such a cute mini! I like the colours and I’m sure your partner will love it! Oh and thank you so much for the e-book win! :-)

  8. Why yes, Anja - the mini did indeed make me smile! Ticking all the boxes ever so creatively.

  9. Fun! And I can't wait to see what you receive in the swap. (Wait. Could I have missed a pic? Heading to IG now to make sure it didn't slip through the cracks of my feed!) : )

  10. Hey that's super cute! I love the crispness of the solids. I hope she likes it.


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