Monday, October 5, 2015

MINI TUMBLER QUILT FINISHED

Back in August, I blogged about a giveaway I won from Rogue Quilter and part of it was a bunch of mini tumbler pieces in reds, whites & blues.  I got it sewn together pretty quick and finally quilted and bound it.  It will make a nice addition to my "patriotic" decor!  Thanks Janet!


Close up of the quilting, which was just a stippling all over.


I had the perfect backing for it - American flags!  I used this fabric on my civil war quilt.


Here it is hanging on my fence.  It measures 12 1/2" x 18".  Each piece is 2" x 2" (at the wide end) and there are 72 of them.


I plan to bind my log cabin quilt soon and will be posting about it again (yes, again) soon.

18 comments:

  1. I so like patriotic fabrics for quilts. Your tumbler in the small size will be so nice for displaying. I like!

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  2. Well, you know already that I love the cute little tumbler! Several weeks I decided to start cutting misc. scraps into little tumblers --- I cut two and stopped. I should start again maybe soon, and of course, with R/W/B! See how you inspire me? ---"Love"

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  3. I love your mini quilt !! One day, I will do one with the same pattern !!
    Thanks for sharing Ruth !

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  4. Very nice! Looks great pictured on your porch

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  5. Oh, Ruth, it turned out so cute! And you did the hard thing and bound it without cutting the edges straight. I am impressed. I always take the easy route and slice the sides off.
    Nice photo shoot. And that really is the perfect backing!

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  6. Perfect!!!! Isn't Janet such a sweetie!!! You did the little tumblers justice and they have found a perfect home!!

    Blessings and hugs!

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  7. Your mini quilt is beautiful, I love the fabrics and that backing is awesome.

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  8. Muy bonito!!
    me gusta este patrón vasos
    saludos

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  9. What a sweet bit of patriotic celebration. It turned out great and I'm inspired by it!

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  10. your mini tumbler is great! Isn't it amazing how much they shrink when you sew them? wow 72 tumblers

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  11. Love it. Perfect little patriotic flag for your collection of quilts. You did a wonderful job making it and the backing is just right for this little quilt.

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  12. Ruth, this is so cute! I like anything red/white/blue. Love your backing!

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  13. So cute, I might have to make one too!

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  14. That looks terrific! Perfect backing.

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  15. What a sweet little quilt, I love it! And your log cabin quilt is beautiful, I'll bet it's going to be one of your favorites.

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