My Mini-Quilt from Cindy

When we got back from our trip last week, a little package was waiting for me, all the way from Ireland.  As part of the Atlanta/Irish Modern Quilt Guild swap, we exchanged mini-quilts, and I may have rigged it so Cindy at Fluffy Sheep Quilting and I were partners.

Somehow Cindy figured out that I maybe-sort-of like Star Wars, and based on a class she took at the Fat Quarterly retreat, she decided to make me a porthole view from the Millennium Falcon.  Alderaan! Tatooine! Those other planets I can’t remember the names of!

Mini-quilt in context
A long time ago in a galaxy far away in my sewing room…

Cindy posted a lot of detail shots of the quilt on her blog before she sent it over, so you can go there for some more photos, but I told her I would present it in proper context:

Mini-quilt from Cindy
So what if I have 3 different Han Solo action figures? I can quit any time I want.

For the full effect, you have to put on the 3-D glasses to view the planet fabric (thanks, Rhonda, for helping Cindy out!) and yell “That’s no moon!” or “I made the Kessel run in under 12 parsecs!” I love the swirly batiks for the planets.

Thank you, Cindy! I love it. And thanks for the extra goodies for all the kids (human and feline).

Bonus semi-related Helper Cat photos:

To the fainting couch!
Zapper takes to the fainting couch in the face of so many Han Solos.
The Force is strong with this one.
The Force is strong with this one. Apparently presence of a high level of midichlorians makes one take a lot of naps.

5 Replies to “My Mini-Quilt from Cindy”

  1. Wow, Cindy did a great job, what an excellent idea, it’s so you! :)) And with the action figures it’s all complete! I always love to see the helper cat photos! 🙂 Just downloaded your podcast for this week and off to go listening it! 🙂

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