In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
This is the way quilters celebrating Independence Day. And in my case, I have 2 Independence Day to celebrate, India and Indonesia.
We at Desi Quilters are having August Challenge with the rules: (1) Make a mini not bigger than 12"x12", using pieces not bigger than 1.5" finished (2) Colours to be used - saffron, white and green ONLY..Yes, the Indian Flag colours.
I was in the middle of busy Ramadan, but I just can't stay away from my sewing machine especially when I have this lovely block to try which I think will be perfect for the challenge. Yes, it's Great Granny from Bee in My Bonnet
So here's my entry for the August Challenge:
6.5" squares Coaster
and the second one, today 17th August is Indonesia's Independence Day. To celebrate it, today I first attempted making this coaster using foundation piecing. Which is TOUGH!! But I made it, though it's not as neat as I'd like it to be. The finish size is 4.5" squares. I should have tried something bigger than that -,-.
So, here's the Red and White (Indonesian Flag colors) coaster:
Until then...Happy Quilting ^_^