A mini finish: A “little” wonky


Hey! Guess what? It’s “Thank Goodness I’m Finished Friday” and I’m hosting. I apologize to all of you on the other side of the world. It’s still breakfast time year, but I know it’s mid-afternoon over there already.

I really am thankful that I have finished this one little thing today considering the state of my sewing room and the fact that I finally got my sewing machine out last night for the first time in over a week. I’m hoping my in-progress Sewing Room Clean Up will unearth the inspiration that has been difficult to find lately. (It’s a Sewing Room Clean Up ALONG, by the way, so if your space needs some tidying, please join me!)

I’m pleased with this scrappy little wonky diamonds mini. I am working on a larger scale project with this design, so this one was a test run of sorts, to see how it would all come together.

Wonky diamonds mini

I free motion quilted this using the “dogwood” patten I saw on Oh, Fransson!. It was really perfect for this project since it’s already in a 2-inch grid. No need to even mark.

Wonky diamonds mini

You can see it better on the back. It’s a little wobbly in place, but for my first attempt, I LOVE it. Now, to actually get it hung on my wall …

Wonky diamonds mini - dog wood quilting


Link up below with your finishes for this week. Don’t forget to visit the other links and share the love! For more Friday link fun, I’m also adding my finish to Finish It Up Friday at Crazy Mom Quilts.

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  1. M-R @ Quilt Matters
    M-R @ Quilt Matters says:

    Way to go, Em! I love it! There are a few things that I find keep my sew-jo going — doing a bit of sewing every day (if I’m not in the mood to think much, I just find busy work – organizing, sewing up scraps, tackling part of a wip, doing a small, easily-finished project like a mug rug). Often seeing a little bit of progress on a project is enough to get me excited about continuing. My biggest block came when I felt I had to be working on a project(s) that had stalled. When I let go and said that I’m going to work on what I feel like working on regardless of what I “should” be working on, then things got rolling again. Hope this helps and good luck!

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