Friday, November 1, 2013

All I've Done This Week...

Well. Other than making it to gym #7. And finishing Sense and Sensibility. And Eleanor and Park. I have been on a huge reading kick this week...

mario pixel mini quilt

A little wall hanging for a friend's housewarming/halloween party! I used this pattern from Cut to Pieces To be totally honest, though, I only did the quilting and binding this week. I actually finished the piecing sometime in September. Then I got distracted by the Split Personalities quilt. But I finished in time for the party and that's the important thing, right? RIGHT?

mario pixel mini quilting detail

Sorry for the dark pictures... I literally finished it *just* before the party and it was dark by then so... Yeah. I'm actually really pleased with how the quilting turned out. It's a star! Like, a Mario Bros. star! I printed a picture from the internets and traced it. It's pretty awesome, I think.

If I'm really, really honest, I hated piecing this. I hate tiny squares and I don't think I'll ever have the courage to make a super awesome David Tennant quilt. But that's okay. Because at least I gave it a shot, right?

If I'm really, really, really honest... I'm two glasses of wine in and typing feels like a lot of work. It has been a LONG week. Promise that giveaway is still coming. Just need to recover from all the craziness of the week first.

Linking up to Finish it Up Friday at Crazy Mom Quilts!

5 comments:

  1. It looks really cute, though!! Even if you hated piecing it. :-) I think few would have the bravery to do the David Tennant - but it becomes more awesome by its rarity.

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  2. Love it! I also did a Luigi pillow last year and I didn't enjoy the piecing either. You aren't alone ;) That David Tennant quilt is just... I'm speechless.

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  3. visiting from crazy mum quilts. The result is great. Well done.

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  4. I love it! I have a small Mario/Luigi/Bowser problem. I've amassed quite a bit of fan art stuff featuring them. I'm trying not to buy/make anymore, but its so HARD. :)

    I had to giggle a bit at "I hate small pieces"... Have you seen this project I'm working on?

    http://theboredzombie.com/2013/07/bowser-quilt-were-half-way-home.html

    I hate small pieces too - which is why it gets put away for months at the time. :)

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  5. Hi Anna, it's my first time visiting your blog. Thanks so very much on the David Tennant quilt compliments...it was ALOT of work; but well worth it. I think your Mario Bros. wall-hanging is great! It takes guts to make any sort of quilt using small squares, no matter the size.

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