I’m in a birthday swap group and the June birthday girl loves jewel tones and when I asked her what she would like me to make her, she said she would love a pretty wall hanging to look at because she doesn’t have any. I decided I wanted to try to design a pixelated butterfly. So I started to sketch:
After drawing it out, I may have decided I was crazy, after all, those are ONE INCH SQUARES. I don’t work with fabric pieces that small, like ever, but I decided to throw caution to the wind and go for it.
I did not cut 194 squares measuring 1.5″ x 1.5″, instead I strip pieced this quilt. I’m thinking I would like to make this again, in a larger scale (5″ charms maybe) and work on making the proportions perfect but I am very pleased with how this turned out.
Today I am going to baste and quilt this baby. I hope the birthday girl loves it!
Oh and since I didn’t say earlier, this top measures 18.5″ x 18.5″.