Bloggers Quilt Festival – Amish Mini Love

If its September is means its time for the Bloggers Quilt Festival at Amy’s Creative Side. This is one of my favorites that I made this year. It was for an Island Batik Ambassador challenge called Mini-Love and they provided the fabric.

Amish hex signs have always intrigued me.  I grew up in Pennsylvania, Berks County, and they were abundant.  My only problem was that the colors were never my favorite so changing it up was what I did. It was one of the first quilts I designed in EQ8; I had done a few before but in EQ7 but hadn’t really learned the upgraded version. I was glad I did as it made checking out my vision easier than drawing.This quilt hangs in my sewing studio in our apartment.  I really love looking at it each day.   The original post has some information on how to make it and one day it may be a pattern!

Do check out the other entries & thanks for stopping by!


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  1. September 21, 2018 / 3:51 PM

    I remember this little quilt, Kathleen. I love it!

  2. September 21, 2018 / 6:57 PM

    It’s fun to get to go back and share favorite finishes for the festival. I love how happy this one is!

    • September 23, 2018 / 5:11 PM

      Thanks, Yvonne, it is one of my current favorites.

  3. September 22, 2018 / 5:24 AM

    Such a beautiful little quilt.

    • September 23, 2018 / 5:12 PM

      I am so glad you liked it. Thank you for stopping by!

    • September 23, 2018 / 5:12 PM

      Of course! I never thought of that even though I saw those hex signs all the time.

  4. September 22, 2018 / 2:39 PM

    I really like your update on the colours! I must make myself one of these I’m thinking…

    • September 23, 2018 / 5:05 PM

      Thank you so much, Sandra. It is fun and I think there will be a series in my future!

  5. September 23, 2018 / 5:10 PM

    Thanks, Wendy. Working my way back in – one more event a then a little peace.

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