Mini Quilt Challenge & Holiday Ornament Swap

Did you hear? You can link up a mini quilt, new or old, for a chance to win some fab prizes.

I’ve decided to enter an oldie but a goodie into this mini quilt challenge. This is my Kona solids mini quilt, inspired by Rachael’s larger version from the Indy Modern Quilt Guild challenge. I love this mini, and it’s hanging on my wall!

Cathedral windows mini quilt

Also, a little Christmas ornament swap update. With sign-ups now closed, we have 15 participants (yay!), so I’ll be e-mailing you with partner assignments. Looking forward to this simple swap!

Handmade Ornament Inspiration
Stefanie Girard’s Sweater Surgery
See how to make a recycled zipper ring.
Eileen – The Artful Crafter
Here’s how to use 3D clay accents to make your decoupage projects pop. 
Mixed Media Artist
Cyndi has used some low-tech tools to make some fun printed pieces of silk for a future project. 
Aileen’s Musings
Aileen had a phenomenon happen while creating mini star ornaments from some microwave clay.   
About Family Crafts
This current craft challenge is all about vacations. Do you have a vacation related craft you can submit?
Cindy Gimbrone Beads
Cindy tries her hand at right angle weave and reviews Stitch Workshop: Right-Angle Weave published by Kalmach Books. 
Crafty Princess Diaries
Tammy reviews a new book out called Craft Activism and gives you the inside scoop about how you can read the first chapter for free.  
Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
This week at Craftside there is a tutorial on how to sunprint with paint on fabric, how to identify torch flames, a recipe for vegan white and milk chocolate and how to design the size and shape of your eyebrows. 


I’m Lindsay Conner, and welcome to my sewing home! I am a modern quilter, author, editor, pattern designer, wife, and mom. I use this space to share my latest projects, tutorials, and patterns!