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Nordic Winter Mini Quilt Sew Along / Giveaway

by Ivelina Nikolova November 14, 2017 4 Comments

Nordic Winter Mini Quilt Sew Along / Giveaway

Nordic Winter

Inspired by the upcoming season, I have designed this mini-quilt with a little twist to the stockings and the Christmas tree appearance.
The Nordic Christmas has always amazed me with the clean and fresh look to all the decorations. The colours that are mostly leading the parade of the spirit, are red and white. I chose the traditional green and the all natural linen, plus not so screaming for attention white and grey linen for the miniature stockings. 
DailyLike Canada fabric choices made the quilt really modest in colours, except the bright red velvet ribbon, that holds the mini stockings. I couldn't resist the temptation of the red and the warmth of the velvet. 
I have used linen, and lots of it. :) What can I do?! I just love linen. And the stockings look really nice, made with linen - as if they were worn by little Santa's helpers a lot, I mean a lot. And this is a good sign - presents and treats. 
These mini-stockings still can hold chocolates, or little messages from Santa ... even cookies :)
Here are the ingredients for the recipe:
DAILY LIKE Canada Half yard Basic Solid Linen “Natural” as a background fabric
DAILY LIKE Canada Half yard Quilting Cotton “Green Land” for the backing
DAILY LIKE Canada Half yard Quilting Cotton “Snowing” 
DAILY LIKE Canada Half yard Quilting Cotton “Winter Tree” for lining the stockings and the tree
DAILY LIKE Canada Quarter Fabric Pack “Nature” for the stockings
DAILY LIKE Canada Fat Quarter Fabric “Gleam” for the stockings
DAILY LIKE Canada Ribbon “Leaf” 
DAILY LIKE Canada T-Hooks, one pack of four
Additional items are the cute buttons, the velvet ribbon and the embroidery thread.
Making the mini-quilt was a magical experience - it is a gradation of joy, that sets the mood for the season.
The boots are well equipped with jingle bells.

I had some lovely ladies testing the pattern for me, before releasing it. They were extremely supportive in creating their own version of whimsical mini stockings and charming decoration. You could check their Instagram accounts for more images and other incredible creations:
Check back for more images, as I will update the quilt library with every new mini-quilt made by you.
***** UPDATE ******************************************
Sew Along is closed and the winners for the giveaway are Jenni @zjsquiltymomma and Shawna @slchatten70. Congratulations, ladies!! Thank you all again for participating! And thank you Ivelina @mon_etui for allowing me to be a part of this fun event!! xx 
For the rest of the days of November, with the generous cooperation of DailyLike Canada, I would like to announce a joyful, magical winter sew-along of this mini-quilt. Daily Like Canada and I have prepared a special prizes for two of you, that I am sure you would like a lot.
Join us for this fun and creative parade for Christmas. Show us your magical Nordic mini-quilts in Instagram with #NordicWinterMiniQuilt. Follow me @mon_etui and @dailylikecanada for updates and news. You can participate on Facebook as well, just make sure you tag me, so I could see your beauties. 
The sew-along will run till the end of November. It ends November 30th at 8:00 pm EST (5:00 pm PST). Two winners will be chosen to receive a lovely prize: seven half yard pieces of fabric from DailyLike Canada (3.5 yards in total), that include the full collection of Winter Wonderland plus two more pieces from the Nordic Winter mini-quilt and few heart-made by me items from Winter Wonderland. Check IG or Facebook for the information on the prizes.

Please, find the pattern of the mini-quilt below.

I hope you will enjoy the process and set the right mood for the season!

Happy sewing!


Ivelina Nikolova
Ivelina Nikolova


Instagram @mon_etui
Etsy www.etsy.com/ca/shop/HappyDashesAndDots

4 Responses

Eva Kuti
Eva Kuti

December 09, 2017

I found it just now :(

Eva Kuti
Eva Kuti

December 09, 2017

I found it just now ?


November 28, 2017

Finishing my mini up today, fun pattern.

Lorraine Isaac
Lorraine Isaac

November 14, 2017

I couldn’t find the link for the pattern, can you send to me please, thank you Lorraine

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