For March, Fat Quarter Shop hosted a March Mini Challenge , and making Mini's is totally fun, so I decided why not join in on that fun ;) I thought for a bit on what I wanted to make, and then it hit me, everyone makes mini's of their new quilt designs, right . . . so why not follow suit!! And here it is, my Bitty Bits mini!!!
Bitty Bits is one of the quilts in my new book Irish Chain Quilts (that comes out in just 6 weeks, squeal!!!) The book quilt is done in all solids so I thought it would be fun to play with prints for this version. I used up lots of my little grey "Candy pieces to make up this quilt and love all of the fun variety in it ;)
And when it came time to quilt it, I decided, since it was just a mini, to quilt it on my home machine ;) I don't do a lot of quilting on the home machine since I got the long-arm, so it was fun to shake off a little of the rust. I got back in the swing of it before to long and absolutely love the way it turned out!!
And I had so much fun with this mini, I have started another one. I was so happy with how this one came together and thought it would be fun to share it at market. Then I figured, why not share the different way you can change up this pattern with simply changing out color placement and using solids, prints, or a mix of them. So there will be a few more Bitty Bits mini's in the making ;)
Isn't it just so fun to make mini's!!! I love that you get such quick results and can really enjoy a good challenge because it is done on a smaller scale. How about you . . . have you given Mini's a try??
P.S. We had a lot of "extra" giveaway's here last week meaning not TTGD's. Oh, so fun!!! If you are wondering where the winners are they have been posted on the individual posts ;) Thanks and have a Happy Quilting Day ;)