Thursday, December 15, 2011

Tiny

I'm making a TON of these.
Ooooh! they're so pretty!
I have a dream:
Bordering a quilt with these teeny tiny blocks!
Thankfully the quilt will not be QUEEN sized!

It'll take a LONG time...
but I'm prepared to wait.

In fact, I haven't COUNTED how many I'll need.
I think that would be too discouraging.
I'm just going to sew these precious little things together and
DREAM.

I MAY have to do a little cleaning with that dreaming....
:/

Block stats.
half square triangles are 1 3/4" each.
Eeek!!!!
The little nine patches are about 4 1/4"!!!!

Wish me luck!

25 comments:

  1. Now that you've decided what the borders of the quilt will look like ... what's inside these borders?

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  2. Sophie: I have to wait until January to reveal the quilt IF...I can finish it! Adding this intricate border just makes finishing a little bit harder! But...I really LOVE these little blocks...so I'm going to plug along and see if I can do it!

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  3. OH my gosh, Beth, those are gorgeous!! I totally admire your mad piecing skills....

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  4. Cute! Love those tiny triangles, but don't know if I'd have the patience for them. Can't wait to see them around a quilt! =)

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  5. Very fun with all those bright colors! Teeny is always so cute. I'm sure they'll find a good home someday.

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  6. They are pretty and would look wonderful as a border. I thought I was crazy because I started postage stamp. Notice I said started. It's in a box. As I make quilts I cut up the small scraps into 1 1/2" squares. I think I have lots cut. I've made about 10, 6 by 6 squares, and then I set those into a star to make a 9 inch block. Someday I'll do a few more and I think it may just be the center for a quilt.

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  7. Good luck and lots of cheering on from me! I think they're adorable.

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  8. Ha - great minds think and do alike - I have been prepping 1.5" HSTs (savings from bindings and jelly rolls -race-). And I'm not counting either - just enjoying.

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  9. So cute, love the mininess of them (is that a word?).

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  10. Adorable, Beth! I have a fabric bowl full of these little dooleys that I've been using as leaders/enders. No destination in sight... LOL

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  11. You do have your work cut out for you, but it will be stunning when you are finished with it.

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  12. They are so very pretty! Keep on dreaming tiny :0)

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  13. Good luck, they are pretty for sure although the bare thought of the size makes my fingers sweat!

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  14. They are so pretty. You could make a whole quilt with them...I can't wait to see the finished quilt they go on.

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  15. You don't need us to wish you luck, you have a great work ethic and get more projects done than anyone I see in blogland!
    Are these "cut offs" from another project or are you cutting them this small on purpose?

    What a great idea to have them ready and waiting for the next project. Wouldn't they make a cute round in a medallion quilt too?

    Happy Sewing and Merry Christmas

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  16. They're gorgeous. And tiny is always so wonderful. Keep on sewing and enjoying, and some day the right quilt will come along and you'll be border-ready!
    Debbie R.

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  17. So precious! I love tiny blocks they are so fun and sparkly.
    I track all sorts of stuff out my sewing room on my socks, lol....
    I've seen lots of houses around blog land for you swap - fun!

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  18. I love the look of tiny blocks, but oh, how discouraging to make so. Many and have them cover so little. Good luck!

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  19. Those are tiny.It will look beautiful when you're finished.
    Ann

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  20. Good luck with those cute little guys. They will look fabulous in a border.

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