little finishes

 Finally I have finished the last block from the free BOM by Dawn Heese from Linen Closet quilts.
Now I just have to trim them and decide on sashing.  Hmmm fabric choices, could take awhile!

I made a few of these small dresden plates in rainbow, when I discovered a pattern in Quilts and More (Summer 2016) magazine - which was for a pincushion.  The block is about 8" but I decided that one pin cushion was enough.  And instead of using linen for the background I used shot cotton in grey for a more modern look.  That lead to the more modern look quilting.
So finally a little wall hanging, perfect for a gift - which is why I have kept it under wraps until now!
Happy quilting Sue.


  1. lovely blocks..... good luck with sashing hunting and the mini looks great...

  2. Happy 2017 Sue! Hugs from across the border x

  3. Your "little" blocks are a big finish. Well done. I like your modern approach to the traditional Dresden plate.

  4. Little finishes can lead to big ones and wishing you numerous big finishes in 2017. Wishing you all a very happy New Year.


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