Mini Charm Quilt Show! 3-23-21

Thanks to everyone who sent their mini charm projects – I have so enjoyed seeing them and now I’ll share with all of you!

And a couple Bullseye quilts:

The news out of Boulder saddens us all and we also learned two penitentiary workers in Iowa were killed by an inmate this morning!

Let us all be still.

29 thoughts on “Mini Charm Quilt Show! 3-23-21

  1. Judy Andersen

    Oh the little dresdens are so cute. Are they made from mini charms? All the quilts are pretty! Inspires me to do a tablerunner since I own some minis and didn’t know what to do with them.

  2. Linda from Oconomowoc

    I think we need that little table runner pattern? So darn cute cute made up in so many colors. Love them!

  3. Diane and Squeak in Central Ohio

    Mary, thank you for asking for projects with minis. I have three mini packs, but I wasn’t how to use them. Now I know😃. I was sorry Iowa lost. We were cheering for them. Yes, Boulder is so sad. I still remember exactly where I was when Columbine happened. It changed schools forever. Be still.

  4. Lorraine McGeough

    Thank you for the nice quilt show on the minis. All of the projects are so nice and pretty.
    Very sad about the Boulder shootings. My prayers go out to the families of the victims. Also so sad to hear of two people loosing their lives at the Iowa situation. What is this world coming to?

  5. Charlotte Shira

    The mini charm projects are wonderful and I love the bullseye quilts. Thank you all for sharing.

  6. Launa

    Prayed for the innocent Boulder victims…and the Iowa correctional pair. We need to remember all gun owners are not murderers!
    I’ve not purchased minis, but enjoy 5” charms and like to buy 1/8th yards for scrappy quilt projects.
    Thanks for showing all the pictures of the minis used in creative projects!

    1. Mary Etherington Post author

      Launa – you’re so right! All gun owners are NOT murderers!!

  7. Kathy in western NY

    What a great show and tell again. These are so charming. I never even got my picture sent to you of my storage unit of those little charms as I had to leave early today to drive an elderly friend to see her husband in the hospital. I did a little quilt store shopping while waiting for her. Thanks for showing us the versatility of precuts. I had to rip a seam out of my Harvey cause I just can’t sew at night anymore without making a mistake. Hopefully tomorrow I can finish him. Love this pattern.

    1. Mary Etherington Post author

      Kathy in western NY – I accept photos anytime from readers – send them!!

  8. Betty Klosterman

    Is the little white background with purples, pinks and blues a little bulls eye? I love it! Is that the little 2 1/2″ squares, too? I’m going by the boards in the floor. I’m a sucker for miniatures, the smaller the better. I did the little table runner, but haven’t got it quilted and finished yet. Seems like I get the top finished and don’t get any further. Take care. Betty in Rapid City

  9. Kathy Hanson

    I love all the mini squares projects. I have made some pillows with them but didn’t have time to send pictures. They do make fun things!!

    1. Mary Etherington Post author

      Kathy Hanson – would tomorrow, Thursday, March 25 work for a short visit? I need to pick up my sewing machines in Hayward and thought maybe I could keep driving to see you and Penny.

  10. Joyce from NY

    The show and tell is so inspiring. I don’t have any mini packs, but lots of 2 1/2 sqs. Really cute table runners!
    So so sad about Colorado, scary!!

  11. Jeanie S, Central Illinois

    I am happy to see projects made from mini-charms. I think I could be interested in doing something with them. Thanks.

  12. Bobbie

    Hi Mary those finished things are beautiful. I really love both bullseye quilts. The one put together different is really a change to the pattern. I also think the table runners are so cute. It always amazes me of the talent so many ladies and men have.
    I would like to pray for the people who died and the families they left behind. So so sorry for your loss. This world is in a strange and trying time. It’s time for all of us to come together in prayer. Pray for our country our way of life our families. Pray that God blesses us like he has for centuries. When you turn your back on God you know not what you do. God should be in every heart ever home every school. Without God this is what comes to pass.
    Got my fabric in except the gray I ordered for the quilt you and Connie have in the new book. I got the book first so I would know how much fabric I would need. I also have the ruler. I want to make it bigger for my king size bed. I think that quilt is beautiful, I bought turquoise, oranges, greens, cream and gray. I also bought batiks. It was hard to find some of the colors I wanted.
    Mary you and all your readers have a Blessed Easter. I hope everyone has a church they can go to that are open for services. If not there are Churches on line you can join in and watch.

    1. Mary Etherington Post author

      Bobbie – thank you for all those thoughts! I just want to stay home and quilt. I went out today and it wasn’t fun. Tomorrow I have another appointment – it’s too scary out where nobody will wear a mask and people have tested positive while still at their work!!! Our church is always available online, Sunday am 10:20 – I’ll be at the piano.

  13. Connie R.

    Love the quilt show. The pastel bullseye quilt with the unique setting is just beautiful. Thanks everyone, for sharing.

  14. Marcia from Ohio

    So sorry to hear about the prison workers in Iowa being killed by an inmate. Here in Ohio that never made our news and I watch & read a variety of news sources. Boulder is certainly in my thoughts & prayers and yes not all gun owners are murderers. Prayers for an Ohio family who lost their son to a fraternity hazing death at a Bowling Green State University . This young mans organs were donated to help 125 other people.
    This week in my sewing room has brought some unfinished projects closer to completion which is a step in the right direction.

    1. Lynn Handberg

      So sorry to hear of the hazing death at BGSU – all deaths are sad, of course, but I thought hazing was really out of vogue at this time in our history for this very reason. The family is in my prayers.

  15. Carla

    Thank you to all of you who posted encouraging words and not judgemental ones. This is a wonderful space. Beautiful projects (I’m looking at you, baby dresdens) and blessed thoughts.

    1. Kathy in western NY

      Carla, I bought a skinny wall hanging kit one year in Charm, Ohio amish quilt store and it had a teeny tiny Dresden plate template in it. I fiddled with it when I went back to our camper but I decided it needed my undivided attention at home since it was so small. I am thinking after seeing the picture here, I need to pull that out again and finish it after a cup of coffee! Or make tiny Dresden’s to use like the picture.
      This blog space IS wonderful for so many reasons. I just wish after so much has happened that everyone could quilt and be as happy about creating as we become. I feel peace and serenity with my sewing and praying to God when I make a comfort quilt for healing but that’s my choice while I am on this earth.

  16. Lynn Handberg

    Love all the charm pack quilts! Thanks for the mini show-and-tell, Mary!

  17. Jay in SW Ohio

    Great quilt show today, but my attention is riveted on that Belleek lamp! Boy howdy, what a beauty!

    1. Mary Etherington Post author

      Jay in SW Ohio – inform me please,about the Belleek lamp – I do not know this!!

      1. Cindy in SE..Michigan

        Hi Mary,
        Regarding your questions about Belleek. Its a fine china made in northern Ireland since the 1850’s. It can be pricey but I think its worth it..

  18. Margaret in North Texas

    I also like the table runner pattern in all the colors…The bullseye one has a unique layout. Thanks to all who sent pictures to Mary to post for our pleasure!!

  19. Gayle Shumaker

    I have quite a few mini packs. Does anyone know what the pattern is for the multiple runners shown and where to get it?

Comments are closed.