Amy over at amylouwho offered up a mini quilt challenge and I knew I wanted to join in. Though I'm generally a bed size quilt maker I often make mini quilts. It's usually wayward blocks from a larger quilt. Like this one.
Which is actually double sided because I had two wayward blocks.
This particular mini will probably end up being a Christmas gift at an annual dinner at my daughters' school. I'll pair it with a jar candle in a coordinating color. But it really doesn't matter what I end up doing with it because the fun of mini quilts for me isn't the ultimate purpose but rather the satisfaction of making them. Making large quilts takes time but mini's can come together in a matter of hours.
And some days I just
Here's a little tip that helps with the whole needing-to-complete-something-creative-today-so-that-I-feel-sane thing, whenever I make binding for a large quilt, I always make extra. Always. On purpose. Then I keep the extra binding handy for littler projects as they come up.
Go check out the mini quilt challenge and link up for changes to win some great prizes. That's what I'm off to do now.