Together with a lovely group of crafty bloggers we did a mystery challenge. Everybody got a theme from somebody to create something with. I love being part of this bloggers group, so many creative people with amazing blogs!
I got my theme from Jonie who runs the lovely blog Knot Sew Normal. She gave me the theme Musical instruments. A lovely theme with so many options! I couldn’t choose one instrument so I went for music notes instead. And thinking about music notes a mini quilt popped up in my head. The last few weeks I have been cross stitching quite a lot which gave the idea for a pixel quilt.
In Electric Quilt 7 I made a quick design of the quilt. What a lovely program that is! This is what the design looked like.
Then I dived in to my fabric box and found some lovely fabrics. Picking fabrics is something I could do all day. Doesn’t it make you happy just looking at those bright colors? :)
So then a lot of cutting and piecing was happening. The mini quilt consists of a total of 676(!!) squares of 2 x 2 cm. Good thing I didn’t thought about is too much before I started! ;) I’m very happy with how it turned out.
So many little squares! It was the first project where I pressed open all the seams. I really think that helped in piecing all the squares accurate. (Well not all squares where lined up perfectly, but I only show the pretty details of course..)
The quilt top is finished, now I have to decide on how to quilt it and what color binding it should get. Any suggestions?
Hope to finish the quilt soon. Then I’ll post a tutorial on how you can make your own fun pixel quilt!
Make sure to visit the other crafty bloggers and their mystery challenge creations! I gave Jessica from The Berry Bunch the theme “Cover up” and she created an awesome dinosaur hooded towel. Would love to have one myself ;)