another Monthly Mini installment.
This month I decided to have a bit
of quilting fun with my collection of
I can't really enjoy them while
they're in a pile
on a shelf.
Why do I save them there?
Why do I save so many of my
No more lamenting.
Here's what I did this month.
The pattern is from
Petra Prins and An Moonen's
book, Promenade in a Dutch Garden.
It was easy piecing
hst's together from small colorful pieces
from my treasured collection and
The center star
acts as a small calm medallion
surrounded by the busy chintz patterns.
I finished the edge with a traditional Dutch
In this method you finish the edge
on the top with strips that are
then folded it to the back of the quilt and
stitched down. Instead of stitching
I used a narrow stitch witchery on the edge
to hold it in place.
I machine quilted a simple diagonal grid
beautiful designs of the fabrics to be
covered over with threads.
To make it's debut,
I headed out to the barbed wire fence.
The bright green of the spring hay made the colors pop.
It made for a sweet mini May parade
in the open field, early in the morning.
Don't forget to check out what other
May minis were created on
Wendy's blog, The Constant Quilter.
Until Next Time-