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Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

"Minky Stripes" for Camp Hobe, Hands-2-Help 2017

Many of us have participated in this year's Hands-2-Help Charity Quilt Challenge that Sarah has coordinated over at Confessions of a Fabric Addict

I was happy to have a super soft and perky kit on hand that would be fantastic for the Camp Hobe drive - soft minky stripes in the right size to comfort a young person fighting cancer. 



This was my first strip minky quilt, and fortunately others ahead of me had shared the importance of using spray adhesive as you go along. I can't imagine doing this without it. I don't normally use the spray, as the propellant uses carcinogenic chemicals, and I have an autoimmune disorder, so I wouldn't have thought of it on my own. Also - those rounded corners are a must if you're going to bind it.  :)  The minky strip just flows so easily around them, rather than struggling with corner folds. Also, you only need a single layer rather than the doubled-over binding that I normally use.


I just LOVE all the different textures that minky comes in! Don't you?


Thanks for organizing this event, Sarah! 

And all you sponsors are AWESOME! 

It's been washed and completely dried, so I'm off to the post office now. :D

3 comments:

Danice said...

Very adorable quilt. Yes, minky is a very creative and fun fabric. Some child will love this quilt.

Sarah Craig said...

Oh wow! Such gorgeous colors, and I bet it's so soft! Thanks for being part of H2H 2017!!

Marlene said...

This sis o cute. I haven't seen those wonderful patterned minky fabrics here in New Zealand. I use minky alot for backings but have never mad a quilt top with them-have plenty of scraps however so will add that to the list of projects.