Sunday, July 31, 2022

July Monthly Mini

 


I borrowed this idea from many others who have done this. Scene within  a square of toile, framed with scraps. Lightly quilted. See more on Wendy’s blog, here. 

Meanwhile I finished piecing the center of my BIL’s Quilt of Valor. 



Far from perfect, but at least I managed to not cut off any of my star points. Next round, two rows of 3” blue and light nine-patches, with alternating light blocks. Fun! 

All for now,

Sandy

 


10 comments:

  1. Great idea for your monthly mini! Stars are always perfect for a QOV. Looking forward to seeing your next round(s).

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  2. It is going to be beautiful!
    Dotti in CT

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  3. What a sweet little quilt. I really like how you arranged the hourglass blocks around the edge to create on-point squares. It's something I hope to try one of these days.
    Your stars are awesome! To see them all close together with such a variety of fabrics Somehow, they bring to mind a fortress, which is perfect for a soldier standing strong for American freedoms. It will be a beautiful quilt.

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  4. Wonderful mini. The hourglass blocks frame that toile perfectly. The star blocks are just right for a Quilt of Valor. You used great fabrics.

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  5. Love the mini. The blues and browns are so pleasing Very nice.

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  6. I just love your toile mini with those hourglass blocks and hand quilting. Red stars for the center of your BIL's QOV quilt will be stunning. Can't wait to see more!

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  7. It's a great way to highlight a lovely toile scene. The stars set side by side are striking!

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  8. Excellent choices of fabric and block to surround that beautiful toile. The resulting quilt is heart-warming.
    That is going to be a wonderful QoV!

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  9. That is a great mini. Good idea to use a toile and surround it with pieced blocks. Your stars look great.

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  10. Ohhh Sandy, your mini quilt is just delightful, and I absolutely love that toile. It's so pretty!
    *hugs*
    Tazzie
    :-)

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