(isn't it the cutest mini quilt ever?!)
One of my Dad's favorite sayings has always been "Great minds run in parallel paths," so I couldn't help but think of this phrase after I opened my DQS13 package! How fun!
I made this for my daughter for Valentine's Day -- I thought that she'd have fun hiding stuffed animals and secret notes in the pocket. And I had considered making the rounded petal version like Emily did, but figured that it would be easier to make the pointed Dresdens (much less hand sewing!). So I just smiled and laughed when Emily's mini quilt arrived!
I would highly recommend this pattern (by Nova at acuppaandacatchup) -- it was easy to read and quick to make. I sewed everything by machine, while Emily did most of her mini-quilt sewing by hand. And both look great!
I finished it off with light quilting on the back, and a flap covered zipper: