I was at Heritage Club last week at Four Season's Quilt Shop in Maple Grove and we received a pattern from Jo's Little Women Club 13 called Baby T. I went home and did an internet search to see if I could find a few of the finished quilts to gain other ideas on fabric placement. The search was pretty much a bust.
I then decided it might be just as easy to draft this in Electric Quilt so I could play with my own fabric collection. Do you ever redraft patterns to play with fabric choices, size or layout?
I decided to work with browns, reds and backgrounds.
Each block in this quilt finishes 3-3/4" x 3-3/4". I think that just adds to the "cuteness" factor.
As I was redrafting the block, I also realized that the corners in each block were the same unit I used in "It's A Mystery". Even more exciting is that I could piece them using the same technique that I used in the pattern -- over-sized units that I cut down with the Tucker Trimmer.
Now these units are a lot smaller (1-1/2" x 1-1/2" finished size) compared to those in It's A Mystery. Here is the size to cut the strips if you have the pattern and want to try the units on a smaller scale.
Sub-cut the strips 1-1/2". And trim up the final units to 2" x 2" using the Tucker Trimmer.
Here is my pieced top -- still in need of quilting.
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