Monthly Archives: April 2016

My Sweet Baby Jane mini for The Minis Blog Tour

Anjeanette Sweet Baby Jane The Minis Blog hop

Do you follow Pat Bravo on Instagram? I do. When I saw her post looking for people to participate in a mini quilt blog hop using some of her new fabrics, I jumped at the chance. I chose to use a sweet bundle of Dare because it had such a great mixture of patterns.


I knew after I saw these lovelies that they were destined for greatness. Yes, I said greatness. My guild mates have been making fantastic quilts using the Diabolical Jane design that they started after seeing something similar in a museum. Jessie and Melinda have already made several Diabolical Janes and I have been looking for the perfect fabrics for a Jane of my own.

Anjeanette Sweet Baby Jane The Minis Blog hop 2

The name was Diabolical Jane was chosen because for such simple layout, fabric placement is rather challenging. I thought it would be fun to make my version by highlighting the center of the design and not continuing the blocks all the way through each side. I received fat eighths of the fabric and ran out of the perfect black dot on white background fabric. I decided to supplement alternating sides with the yummy solid in the pack. Since mine is a cute mini, and a little different than the originals, I changed the name to suit this mini a little better: Sweet Baby Jane! I think I always say this, but I kind of love her!

Thanks to Pat Bravo for letting me play along.
Check out these other blogs for more inspiration of the blog hop.

April 25 – Slice of Pi Quilts and
The Wholesome Mama

April 26th – The Simple Life Company and Stacy Gibson

April 27th – A Crafty Fox and Snicker Doodle Stew

April 28th – Why Not Sew and Me! I’m on Instagram too!

Up next are:
April 29th – The Little Bird Designs and Thistle Thicket StudioThistle Thicket Studio

May 2nd – Christine Blessing and Cat Noonan

May 3rd – My Crowded Nest and Sewn Modern Crafts

May 4th – Faith Essenburg and Storts Market

May 5th – Handmade 3D and Michelle Bartholomew

May 6th – Kate Basti and Modern Makerie

May 9th – Raspberry Sunshine and Skinny Malinky Quilts

May 10th – Marijas Fabric Creations and Lamb and Wolfie

May 11th – For the Love of Fabric and T Jaye

May 12th – Aqua Paisley Studio and Betyipiernaty

May 13th – Tied with a Ribbon and Thats sew KerryPat Bravo

May 16th – A Recap by Pat Bravo