So this post was supposed to go up over a week ago, but due to some plague like conditions here and my oldest little guy home from school for FIVE days i just haven't had time! So we'll keep it short and sweet today and get straight to the pictures!
May i introduce Desert Crossing!
My latest series of minis in Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine :)
I was lucky enough to receive these gorgeous fabrics from Hawthorne Thread's Coyote collection to work with and i absolutely love them!
I had originally thought the blues would be my fave,
but that coral and gold combo is sooo good!
Throw in a little grey,
And you've got yourself a winning colour palette! And this is just the tip of the
iceberg canyon here folks, they have so many more fantastic prints in two colour ways, sunrise and sunset and an amazing collection of basics that go with all of their fabric lines! So many options!
I backed all of them in this awesome Dreamcatcher print,
And straight line quilted them all in three shades of Aurifil thread, also from Hawthorne Threads. I love that i'm able to get any shade of Aurifil in any weight from Hawthorne. You know i need my supply of brass filled on a regular basis!
While i love that the large mini quilts allow for more straight line quilting,
the mini mini's are just filled with so much crazy mirco piecing that i love them that much more!
Some would say my cheese has slid off my cracker what with all the micro piecing i've been doing lately, but i have to say, it's way too fun to stop!
|Mixed in some Art Gallery prints and Cotton and Steel basics on the mini minis, they go so well together!|
There will be many, many more adventures in micro piecing in my future! ;)
So, who wants to give Hawthorne Threads Coyote fabrics a try?
I'm giving away some of my scraps (some small, some large) and a copy of this months issue of LP&Q to one lucky duck! Or roadrunner ;)
And lucky number 19 has won!!
Linking up over at crazy mom quilts for finish it up Friday!
High fives for six lovely minis, LP&Q, Hawthorne Threads and all of you!
Happy Turkey weekend to my Canadian readers, gobble gobble!
How about one more shot for the road, beautifully styled by the lovely ladies of LP&Q!