• don't worry, this is straight, a breeze came in the window and about 3 seconds after I took this photo the quilt fell off the wall. I need to get pins today.
  • this is definitely hung crooked...hahaha.
  • mini quilt from amanda! (amandahall25)
  • I love these corners! - Jeni Baker
  • the bright corners are the best part! - kelp!
  • I agree--<3 the corners! - happy tomodachi :)
  • love the fabric choice--perfect! - happy tomodachi :)
  • too cute!!! - happy tomodachi :)
  • I'm still trying :) - TheCraftJunky

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I've had this mini quilt done for months...but I hate making binding. I love hand sewing binding down...but making binding? Barf. I had 7 minis last night that I sucked it up & made binding for, I think I get a bonus point or something. This was the first one I bound...it'll take me the rest of the summer to bind the rest...haha.

Also, I tried out Thread Heaven last night....wowzers...that is one FANTASTIC product. I always use too much thread and it gets knotted and tangled...not so with this stuff! It was great!

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  1. Meganula 46 months ago | reply

    HOW BEAUTIFUL!!!! You have such a talent, would you mind sending some of that my way??

  2. queensonia2001 46 months ago | reply

    wow, this is awesome! i love the mermaids!

  3. ladmquilter 46 months ago | reply

    Wow what a fantanstic job.

  4. flossyblossy 46 months ago | reply

    After i read this i dashed off and bought some Thread Heaven.
    Wow. My life is forever changed - thanks!

  5. blimundaquilts 42 months ago | reply

    Great!! Congratulations!

  6. Flutter Kat 42 months ago | reply

    Wow - SO gorgeous!!

  7. 2mayboys 42 months ago | reply


  8. Princess Pudge 40 months ago | reply

    How could one NOT love this?!

  9. Erin @ Why Not Sew? Quilts 34 months ago | reply

    I love this! Love the fussy cutting!

  10. Bellgirl 32 months ago | reply

    The fussy-cutting is just wonderful! I hate making the binding too, but hand-sewing it is my favourite part of quilting. Did you know the Simplicity bias-maker can make double-fold binding in 2 1/4 and 2 1/2 " widths? You buy a specific head, press a button and off it goes!

  11. UncommonGrace 32 months ago | reply

    Can't fave it enough -- exquisite!

  12. elmcreekquilts 31 months ago | reply

    LOVE LOVE LOVE. What is the pattern?

  13. IAmJustOneMom 31 months ago | reply

    I, too, love Carol Doak's 50 fab stars. And I love your quilting, fussy cutting, and corners.

  14. eamylove 29 months ago | reply

    I LOVE this project soooo much! Just saw it for the first time right now....where have I been? Reminds me of the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie, which I also just saw and want to watch again. I can't believe it didn't win a ribbon in your fair, but have seen other mysteries in judging, too. Don't take it too hard!

  15. inkadinkado 7 months ago | reply

    i want this! :) how can one get her hands on this pattern??

  16. inkadinkado 7 months ago | reply

    Also, what is the finished size? Love it!

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