Five Patrons unlocked rewards in June! One unlocked a mini quilt reward, and they received Variant. The other four unlocked mini mini quilt rewards, which I am pleased to say have all been received and so I get to share them with you today.
I like to ask each person if they have any likes or dislikes or strong preferences for me to consider when I make their mini mini quilt. I really enjoyed the variety of mini mini quilts that resulted from those prompts this month!
The first patron to reply offered that there were no “don’ts” and that they love all color. When surveying my stash, I though that the multicolored heart print really signified that expression. I also pulled some of my remaining scraps from my March Blogger Bundle for Needle and Foot (the print in the piecing). To balance those prints, I chose a low volume background and quilted heavily in the negative space, hopefully allowing the colors and patterns to be what shines.
The prompts that stuck with me for the second mini mini quilt were transparency, rainbow, and bright colors. I have been wanting to try a quilting motif based transparency idea for a while, and I used 12wt Aurifil thread I had left over from my Chakra Mini Quilt to explore that idea. I finished it off with a bright rainbow binding.
Based on the third patron’s Instagram feed, I surmised a love of prints. Coupling that thought with a comment about transparency, and I dove into some Studio e Just Color prints. I based the design on my recent mini quilt, Refraction, but I feel like this design stands on its own and named it Reflection.
Last and definitely not least is the sophisticated navy and white mini mini quilt. I took my time considering how to best work with two brightly contrasting colors, and I actually finished this mini mini quilt wanting to play with more ideas, some of which were suggested on Instagram and Facebook (adding bright hand quilting details for example).
The mini mini quilts ranges from 4 1/2-inches square to 5 1/2-inches square. I really suggest sewing or quilting a mini mini or mini quilt if you have an idea you want to try or if you want to celebrate a finish. They are always rewarding to create (and gift)!