a sewing session and emerging with a large quilt block in no time flat. The
fact that you can turn that big block into several different projects, is just
icing on the cake!
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a treat! She’s an amazing quilter, EPPer, author, and all-around sweetheart.
resist joining this fun book tour to help a fellow quilter out! Plus, who doesn’t
love checking out new quilt books – I know I do 😉
INDIAN STAR MINI WALL HANGING
which was quickly followed by “What fabrics am I going to use?”.
been following me for some time now, you know that linen has my heart. It even
snuck its way into my very first quilt.
So, it’s not surprising this would be my jumping off point. Next up was this fun
floral (which I believe is by Henry Glass but can’t be sure) that I’ve been coveting
for awhile now. I know you have those prints too sitting in your stash just
waiting for the right project. And that project was the stunning Indian Star
that completely inspired me while reading Jemima’s book.
done. Only to discover that I didn’t have enough of the lilac on hand. So, back
to the fabric cabinet I went and pulled this vibrant Wasabi.
and more of these gorgeous Indian Star blocks. But, I didn’t, so I did the next
best thing and turned it into a wall hanging. And you can too! Jemima cleverly
included some wall hanging projects in her book. Which means, you not only have
22 large blocks to play with, including 12 different full quilts to showcase
them, but there’s an additional 5 smaller projects, like the Indian Star Mini,
that focus on different ways you can feature those large blocks.
sleeve so you can hang your mini as soon as you’re done stitching it on!
suit a specific design or size you have in mind, then this book is for you!
Jemima walks you through step by step on how to do just that.
and couldn’t resist stitching her up!
Had the binding prepared and even got the hanging sleeve made. The longest bit
was the big stitch hand quilting detail I decided to add for some added
texture. So, if you’re on the hunt for a quick project, then look no further than
this fun one!
binding too?! It’s a recent fave way to add even more detail and texture to a
finished project – especially on minis like this one 😊
following an improv session inspired by the leftover trimmings from the flying
geese blocks. Waste not want not, right?!
need a ton of fabric. I know many of us are always on the hunt for fun and
stylish projects to add to our repertoire that help us use up our scrap fabric
stash – this does that brilliantly! Here’s a roundup of what I used my wall
no longer available)
QUILT BIG BOOK TOUR
this tour doesn’t disappoint 😊 Here are all the talented creatives participating:
with more sure to come! Be sure to hop over, enjoy some quilty eye candy, get
inspired and give them some love too!
set of Aurifil Thread
– Quilt Big Aurifil Collection – to coordinate with the projects in her book, but these colours are perfect
for lots of other projects too 😊
giveaway of her entire Quilt Big Aurifil Collection, courtesy of Aurifl
Threads, over on her blog! That’s 12 large spools all neatly organized in a container
for easy storage. All you have to do is leave a comment over on her post here.
large spools of 50wt thread to gift to one of you!
below telling me what project you would feature these fun threads in!
<<< UPDATE – the giveaway is now closed >>>
Quilt Big book and
get crackin’ on some fun quilty projects!
one off my Q1 FAL 2019 list 😊
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