I had a fabulous time at the Minnesota Quilt Show in St. Cloud this year. Most of the time found me teaching a variety of Electric Quilt classes. The students were great, and I even picked up a couple of new tips from them.
My favorite special exhibit were a variety of red and white miniature quilts completed by MQ member Ellen Carter and her sister Andrea Blackhurst. These quilts were inspired by the 2011 Red and White Quilt Exhibit held in New York City. My photography does not do justice to these quilts -- but let me share a few of my favorites with you.
Here is the quilt that won my faculty choice ribbon. It is a miniature Dear Jane. The blocks each finished 2" x 2". I've started a miniature DJ of my own. This has inspired me to get back to working on it. The maker of this quilt is Barbara Larson from Chaska MN.
Electric Quilt 7 Tip
This tip was shared by one of my students.
When you want to add the same size border on all four sides, you can type the size in one of the boxes and then just click on the slider button. It will change all the borders to this new size.
I historically did this by moving one of the slider bars. I definitely prefer the "type and click" method.
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