A Small Finish

It was a neighbour’s birthday yesterday and I decided to turn one of the sunflowers into a small wall quilt as a birthday gift. It measures 8″ square finished. Now I’m contemplating what other small quilts I can make with various Inklingo collections. I know the New York Beauty variations will definitely be in the mix. And suddenly making some small Christmas gifts seems completely within reach. A little quilt like this can be hung almost anywhere.

A scrap of silk batting, a little machine quilting and it was done. I used the fast finish triangles method shown on the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative for the hanging method. It works perfectly for a small quilt like this.

We had a glorious weekend. The high heat and humidity is gone, leaving lovely warm days and cool nights. This is my favourite type of weather. I wish we could have it all year.

“Gathering Flowers” is today’s Baxtertoon.

Baxter is enjoying surveying everything indoors and out from his perch up high.

11 thoughts on “A Small Finish

  1. What a lucky neighbor! Perfectly done and I bet they loved it!
    Baxter better not be picking flowers on the roof garden!
    That perch just has to be the best investment!


  2. Great finish and a grand idea for gifts….much easier to contemplate completing a small wallhanging than a full-size quilt. That opens up a whole new world of possibilites! Love seeing pics of Baxter on his perch each day!


  3. That’s a great idea for a gift. It would be a good use for those blocks tried that are never going to become a quilt.
    How many hours a day does Baxter spend on his top perch?


  4. It’s a lovely little wall hanging. These would make gorgeous hot mats and tabe runners too šŸ™‚
    Look forward to seeing your army of handmade gifts


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