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Drop Anchor Mini Quilt

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Created using this Craftsy Indie Pattern

This project was made from an independent Craftsy designer's pattern:

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by Summercrafter

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Modern, Whimsical, Casual
The Patchsmith on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? I used 2" squares to patch the background and grey linen for the anchor.

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What are you most proud of? I created a chain-stitch rope using six strands of embroidery thread and added a bright red button at the end.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you are new to quilting and patchwork, make just one block to start with. You make the half-square triangles larger than needed and then trim them to size - this is always a good method in my opinion.

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I like your anchor rope! The red thread and button add such lively contrast to the white and blues of the block!

08/29/2014 Flag

Sadly this pattern is no longer available to purchase on craftsy :(

09/02/2014 Flag

Thank you for letting me know this. I'm surprised to see this - I only posted this project recently. I will contact the pattern designer to make sure it isn't a broken link.

09/02/2014 Flag

I'd appreciate that. I'm interested in buying it. My husband is a retired navy chief.

09/02/2014 Flag

The link should be working now.

09/20/2014 Flag

Beautiful

09/17/2014 Flag

Loved seeing these projects. I'm trying to get some sense of size. A lot look like placemats. Are they?

10/11/2014 Flag

Yes Dell, I am addicted to mug rugs which vary in size from 8" x 4" to 10" x 6" - big enough for a cup and a cookie. (Check out my blog for 'what is a mug rug'). I do make the odd mini quilt too and this anchor is a 12" block from a pattern. I like functional items that look good and add a pop of colour to my home.

10/13/2014 Flag

Thanks. I'm looking to make small hand-stitched projects on the go and these are inspiring.

10/17/2014 Flag