I wiped away the weeds & foam. / I fetched my sea-born treasures home... Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, May 15, 2016

From Lizzy to Liz

Hi! Just a quick show and tell for Lori's Linky party page. This is [again], the little quilt I made for Liz in Oregon [not Ohio, sorry!].

I based my little quilt on a doll quilt in my Pinterest files. I used Lori's Country Roads block from last year's quiltalong.  This is one of the smallest doll quilts I've made. I love tiny quilts.

I often use antique or vintage orphan quilt blocks as backings for my doll quilts. I try to choose a block that is the style, age , and colors of my little top.

And any leftover tidbits get turned into sewing emeries/ strawberries or pin keeps.

Thank you for such a fun swap , Lori!  http://humblequilts.blogspot.com/2016/05/celebrate-little-quilt-swap-linky-party.html



gone to the beach......

ps No flea today, squally rain and wind, like November.


  1. Such a lovely little quilt and so many pretty makes. So nice that you use every bit of material you can.

  2. The little quilts are so cute. I'm glad you all had so much fun!

  3. Such a fun project for you to participate in.

    What is up with your weather. Maybe you'll make the next flea.


    1. Hi Kel! Yes the swap is so fun!

      Spring is always cold and rainy here, too bad. I *might* get to the flea in June, but probably not til September or October now. Bummer.

  4. Soon the crochet hook will be retired and we'll see what we can quilt ... maybe small projects are the way to wade into the pool?

    love to Mo.


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