Tiny But Mighty

This tiny quilt (6 inches x 6 inches) was a kit I purchased at a shop hop somewhere in my quilting travels.  Who could possibly resist making such a cute flower?

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Although tiny, this quilt is mighty.  It incorporated machine piecing, hand applique, machine applique, hand quilting, machine quilting and embroidery.  PLUS I got to practice tacking down the binding with my sewing machine.

I’m always looking for ways to use scraps.  A set of four would make a nice gift for “someone” (perhaps the author) to use as coasters…for a cold beverage, on the porch, on a hot summer day, overlooking my garden, sharing a laugh with family and friends, petting my dogs…oh, sorry I was daydreaming there!  I’ve just talked myself into making more tiny quilts, how hard was that?

Do you have any tiny quilt adventures?

6 thoughts on “Tiny But Mighty

  1. tierneycreates says:

    Need some more scraps (trying to hand you a challenge bag through the computer)? This piece is definitely tiny but mighty! Besides loving the colors in the flower, I think the background fabric is wonderful to show off the stitches surrounding the flower – nice!

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