I mentioned at the beginning of the year that I was going to piece a Hundred Patch quilt out of 1-1/2″ squares. It has been my primary leader-ender project since the beginning of February and I am pleased and surprised to report that I have 17 blocks finished. Who knew?
Oh, don’t get too excited because that is not even half way finished. To make a queen size quilt I need 36 blocks. And the borders use a lot of squares. I believe the quilt will contain 5472 squares when complete.
But, I am really happy at how it is coming along. I have plenty of 1-1/2″ squares and cut a few from leftovers as I am working on other sizes. No danger there.
If you have considered making one of these small squares patterns, don’t put it off. Just get a pile of squares, set them next to your machine and use them as you have a moment. Stitching together a few a day adds up quickly. I doubt my project will be finished this year, but sometime during 2016 I will look up and realize it is ready to assemble. Wow, what an exciting day that will be. Until then, just keep stitching…