I started out trying to make a log cabin quilt. I found a guide online, and cut out all the strips. As I started to piece the first cabin block… I realized I must have used the wrong line in the chart. Nothing lined up properly. Rather than re-measuring and figuring lengths out on my own, I made this mini-mini quilt.

Lessons Learned:

  • Measure 3,000 times. Don’t rely on a formula; make sure it makes sense *every* time. Or else waste time cutting.
  • Black thread on white looks like a mistake. Don’t do that again.
  • Log cabin quilts really don’t look good with such busy fabrics. Try one out again, with some solid tones. Try the courthouse steps. But have a plan before you start.