Sunday, December 11, 2011

Small Quilts


I love making small quilts!  Especially Reproductions!  This is a doll-size version of a baby quilt from "Small Endearments" referenced by Kathie  a few days ago.  Can't remember the measurements of my quilt but the center Toile is about 12".  That Toile is one of my Favorites from "The Rising Sun" Smithsonian collection back in the mid 1990's!  There are SO MANY more wonderful reproductions available now than when I made that quilt!  And, I love to handquilt so that is how I spend my the quiet evenings.




This little quilt I made in the early to mid 1990's after "Miniature Quilts" magazine and books were first published.  Might be able to study the fabrics to determine just when!  This little quilt is also a "Charm Quilt" having 99 different fabrics.....well 101 if you count the borders!  Charm Quilts are Another Favorite of mine and I will get photos of my 3 old tops (I have more tops than quilts!).


8 comments:

  1. I love the toile quilt! I have some treasured toiles...you have given me an idea!!

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  2. Beautiful little quilts. I love the small ones too and reproductions! I really love that toile in your first one. So pretty. Hand quilting is such a nice way to relax, isn't it?

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  3. I love the toile and have a cute red and white one with children on it that I thought I'd use that way....I looked up the one in Small Endearments and was surprised to see it was 40+" . I want mine doll sized, like yours.

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  4. Gorgeous Quilts Cindy, I do love the center Toile pieces:)
    Happy Christmas

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  5. Great job on both! So inspiring :)

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  6. These are precious. I especially love the charm one because I love scrappy quilts. Thanks for sharing them. Kimber

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  7. I Love both of your mini quilts. Like the book too!

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