Friday, March 2, 2012

Modern Mini Challenge, and it's a giveaway!

Edited on April 20/12: After being reminded by Krista about this mini and that it would qualify for the Festival of Half Square Triangles, I decided to link up.  



The giveaway for this quilt is now closed and the winner has been announced here.

Modern Mini Challenge

I waffled back and forth, whether or not I would participate in this challenge. I was drawn to it (ahem, can we say awesome prizes???) but I know that I have a habit of making minis and then not knowing what to do with them, no matter how cute! I ended up emailing Jennifer, the challenge hostess, and asking if it would be okay for me to do a giveaway for my entry quilt - I didn't want to step on anyone's toes! She gave me the thumbs up, so here we are. :)

{finished size: 14.5" x 14.5"}

For this project, I used only scraps. Many are from past projects of my own, and some are scraps that I had received from a few of my lovely readers (Debbie, Lucy, Elizabeth....). I followed this tutorial for the spider-leg block design. I had so much fun putting this little quilt together, and as much as I love it I will be happy to send it off to one of you.


No major rules for the giveaway. Just leave me a comment if you'd like win this mini quilt. Please make sure that you are not a "no-reply blogger" because I must have a way to get in touch with you if you win. If you are still not sure, just leave an email address in your comment and that will do. The giveaway will end when the link-up for the challenge ends, on March 5th.

Good luck, and do make sure to check out all the other entries in the challenge over at Ellison Lane starting on March 2nd.




62 comments:

Kelsey said...

That's such a cute mini! And what a good idea to give it away :)

Gill said...

Fabulous mini quilt! Are you sure you want to give it away??????

Katie B. said...

Eep! I'm in love with this quilt! It's adorable!

CityHouseStudio said...

Heather, this is adorable!
I love how you used scraps in the warm/cool colors!
I'd be happy to have this cute little mini on the wall in my sewing room!

Debbie said...

oh Heather - I love it! And I would be soooo pleased to hang this in my sewing room!! Very cute and colorful!

What Comes Next? said...

Wonderful bright little mini!

Jeanette said...

Such a fun pattern, love the bright happy colors!

Charlotte said...

so cute! I love the colours and scrappiness!

Anonymous said...

I just love your mini and would love to have it hanging in my office to see everyday!
Hallie

hallie.clougherty@heartcaremw.com

Jill aka ThatMoxieGirl said...

Wow! That is an awesome mini quilt! Icve nsvsr seen that block before. I love it!

Heidi Staples said...

I can't imagine letting this one go. It's so fabulous!

Patti said...

What a pretty mini Heather!! So generous of you to put it in a giveaway. Thanks so much.

danih03 said...

I would love to win this!!

Svetlana said...

Oh, my!!! Heather, this mini is fabulous! I would definitely love to win it.

CJ said...

This is so cute! I love seeing more ways to use HSTs.

Pam at Antique or Not said...

I would love to have this cutie! Please sign me up!

Hugs,
Pam

iluvmybugs said...

Adorable mini!!! Of course, I'd love to have this hanging in my home...thanks for the chance to win your little work of 'heart'!!
~Terry~

Poppyprint said...

Your quilt is so pretty Heather! I happily throw my name in the hat. It would be a gorgeous addition to the mini quilt wall I have in my sewing room. Good luck in the contest and congratulations for entering!

Laura said...

so cute not sure i could give it away

charlotte said...

So pretty. I'd love to win this. I am starting to have a thing about minis.

Toni said...

This is fabulous, Heather! I love those blocks and the bright fabrics you've used. I think it wants to come to Indiana! Good luck in the contest!

Patti said...

I love this colorful mini! Thanks for the giveaway. patricia277@msn.com

Jenelle said...

This is so cute and scrappy! I love the pinwheels. :)

Karen said...

Very cute mini - I can sure find a home for it!!

kulazzv said...

This is just amazing little quilt.Love your work and thank you.

Jamie Lee said...

Of course I'd love to win!!! I entered my first mini and it was so fun to make!

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

I would love to give this a new home. thanks for the chance xx

pinsandneedles said...

Great job on your mini! I love the pinwheels!

Patchwork and Play said...

Oh, this mini is fabulous! Thanks for being so generous! And as just because I want to, I'm now following you! ;-))

Gwen said...

Oh my! How generous a gift!! I love your little mini quilt-- it's something that I want to do, but haven't done yet! If I were to win your adorable little quilt, I promise that it will be cherished forever! Thank you so much for the chance to win this awesome giveaway!! :-)

QuiltyGirl said...

Wow, I love it! You did a fabulous job. :)

Alisa said...

I'd love it! I need some decoration on my sewing room walls.

Kate said...

That is so pretty! Great work.

Lucy said...

Sew cute!!!! I love those colors. I really need to make something using those colors.

Jess said...

This is gorgeous Heather - I love that block design, so much movement and such an interesting block :)

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Utterly gorgeous!!! Such a great use of scraps :) Love the shape and the colours are fantastic!

Chrissy said...

I love the fabrics you chose. I'm going to have to check out the tutorial for that block.

Jennifer said...

this is beautiful! i'd love to have this in my sewing room!!

elizabeth said...

Your mini is gorgeous, love your quilting too!

heartsease54 said...

I love your mini, thanks for the chance to give it a home!

rubyru_rubyru said...

Gorgeous mini, I would love to give it a home in the uk x

Danny said...

Came over fomr Sunni's blog to admire your mini! You did a great job! Love it!

Nan Pope said...

I love your mini quilt and would love the opportunity to win it!

Karen P. said...

Oh, you are so generous!! I've just made my first mini & I couldn't bear to part with it!! Yours is just beautiful & looks like it could be a twin to mine with the colors!!

Tsoniki Crazy Bull said...

I love that! Pinwheels are one of my favorite blocks. My email is tsoniki at gmail dot com - thanks for hosting this beautiful giveaway!

lemony lucy said...

That's so nice of you! It's such a good lookin' mini. I'm trying to get mine done in time. Maybe if I don't I can have yours instead :)

sew.darn.quilt said...

WOW!! It's marvelous!!

Carolyn

Leanne said...

Your quilt is so cheerful, I love it and would love to have it on my wall too. Thank you for the giveaway.

Teje said...

Hi! Your quilt is so beautiful and I love your desing! Thank you for inspiration! x Teje

Laurel09 said...

Your mini is so cute. I have, in the past, been unsure what to do with minis also, but I am decorating my daughter's bedroom right now (she is 1) and looking for bright beautiful things for her to look at, and I think this would be perfect!

Thanks for the chance to win!

Heather A said...

This is so very cheery and how I would love to see it every day on my wall!

Thanks for the inspiration!

H2Ogirl said...

Seriously love this! This is way better than mine! :)

Kirsten N said...

This is such a great design and I love the different colours and your quilting!

Jennifer @ Ellison Lane Quilts said...

It's so cute! I love the scrappiness riegned in with your design. Great job! Love that you are giving it away too. :) What fun it would be on a sewing wall- mine included! :)
Good luck!

Nicole said...

This is such a cute mini! I love the colors you used. I'd be happy to take it off your hands:)

t. anne said...

Lovely little spider legs!

Jennie said...

This is a great mini, so bright and colourful!

Binks said...

This is so gorgeous. I'd love to proudly display this in my humble abode.

Hitch and Thread said...

Love this. I can't believe you're giving it away?!

lilysmudge said...

I've made lots of larger quilts but never a mini. I love yours...so inspirational.

goldencomet said...

What a cute mini!! I have never attempted anything smaller than 24x24. And so generous of you to offer it as a give-away. Thanks!!
Marilyn

Debbie said...

Congrats on being in the top 10 at the festival!!