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Welcome to my world where I try to figure out what I'm going to do next! These days, it is mostly quilting, but you never know what it might be... come find out with me!

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

It has arrived!

my Mini QT swap partner has received the little quilt I made for her, so I can show the whole thing now!
I teased you with this
sneaky peek, Mini QT B&W+1 not square
and this,
it's in the mail

The theme was Black & White + 1 colour, could not be square or rectangle.
Here's my inspiration - this little thank you card arrived just as I was trying to decide what I would do.
B&W+1 Inspiration Mini QT swap
I had fun figuring out how to piece the houndstooth pattern, and while I didn't do it as fine as the little card, my finished squares are 1", and let me tell you, I'd go blind if I had to make 'em any smaller! 
Here it is!
B&W+1 Not Sq Mini QTswap

I'm very pleased with it, and my partner indicates she loves it, so win-win!
Where do you find your inspiration?
Happy quilting!

8 comments:

Joan said...

Janet - that is fantastic!! What a work of art...well done

Vicki said...

oMG......that is just awesome. How clever you are!!

Jan said...

That is so clever ,well done ..love Jan xx

Beth said...

OMG from me too. You did a fab job. What an adorable little quilt.

Gale's Goodies said...

Wow, that is fantastic! I cannot imagine sewing something so small with so much detail. Lovely job!

Sewlmate Sister said...

Just stopped by to say how much I liked your quilt in the Quilting Gallery contest. Beautiful!

bearpaw said...

I took part in this swap and was SO amazed at how original everyone's ideas were! This is definately one of the best - very cool!

Melinda Cornish said...

I love it too....I love black and white with color...always have!
I find inspiration in magazines, blogs, stores, nature....pretty much everywhere I look...I just need more time!