Sunday, April 25, 2021

April Challenge

My goal for 2021 is to create a placemat each month which combines the RSC colour of the month (which is blue for April), the Table Scraps Challenge, and includes some miniature blocks. April's placemat is a celebration of blue Ohio Star block variations.


These are the larger 6" star variation blocks. These blocks are made with leftover HSTs from my Mosaic Mystery.




And I made 3 sweet little 2" star blocks. Working with miniature blocks really makes my heart sing! 



I set the mini stars on point and placed them in the centre of the design. The machine quilting is a very simple stitch in the ditch, and a single wavy line in the outside border.



The finished size of the placemat is 17" x 14".

Linking to the Table Scraps Challenge, the RSC party and the mini quilters over at the Constant Quilter

9 comments:

Happy Room Diana said...

Wow those tiny squares!! Love the ideas you have

Sarah said...

Your table scraps challenge mat is lovely! This is such a great idea.

tubakk said...

My heart sings too, when looking at your mini blocks. I love them, the smaller, the better.

Lyndsey said...

Your mat is beautiful and I love your mini blocks.

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

placemats are a good idea I noticed that on someone else's blog but hadn't done it - I might need to do that next year for RSC

Carole @ From My Carolina Home said...

Wow, those tiny blocks are amazing! Did you piece them in the usual manner or are they paper pieced?

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

Love the tiny stars, and that pretty blue you're using! Fun!

The Joyful Quilter said...

Challenge well met, Kathy. Love, love, LOVE those tiny stars in the center of your TABLE SCRAPS placemat!! Thanks for joining in the Link Party.

Alycia~Quiltygirl said...

What a n awesome table mat!!