Sunday, October 27, 2013

Owl and Geese Mini Quilt

Owl and Geese Mini 

Through Instagram I heard that Kristi from Schnitzel and Boo was organizing a mini quilt swap. I'd done a couple of swaps in the past and I loved it, so I signed up! I think there ended up being something like 180 swappers.  This one was set up so that you only know who you are sending to.  Each of us filled out a questionnaire so that Kristi could pass it on to whomever had our name.  When I read the info my partner provided I knew almost instantly what I wanted to do. This is the initial fabric stack I pulled from my stash. I ended up digging through my scrap bin to add a bit more variety.

What do you think partner? #schnitzelandboominiquiltswap

The owl and geese are paper pieced. (Please excuse the horrible pictures, I didn't think to get out the good camera when I was sewing.)

 Does it look like an owl?  It still needs eyes.

 Hopefully I'm on to something for my #schnitzelandboominiquiltswap.

After getting those parts done I did struggle a bit with what do in the corners but ultimately settled on more dark brown to help pull it all together.

 Coming together...I need to make something for the corners.  #schnitzelandboominiquiltswap  #makeaquiltmakeafriend

I can't wait to get this in the mail to my partner on Monday.  I really hope she likes it!

 Owl and Geese Mini 

Stats ~
Size ~ approximately 14" square
Fabric ~ all from my stash
Designed, pieced and quilted by me!

If your interested please take a look at the other quilt I entered in the Blogger's Quilt Festival. 

 AmysCreativeSide

7 comments:

  1. A beautiful and fun quilt. I don't know how you were able to send it away.

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  2. Cute owl!! Great choice of fabric for his feathered body, too!

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  3. it's adorable - your partner is bound to love it!

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  4. It is so sweet! Great mini!!! Good luck in the competition!
    Esther
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  5. So cute! Really great little mini.:)

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  6. She's going to love it - lucky partner!

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  7. What a lovely quilt! I'd be wanting to keep that little beauty!

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