Monday, January 8, 2018

Minimal Minis

Curated Quilts has a call for content for their upcoming issue 3 - minimal mini quilts in a specific color palette.

I love making minis so decided to play with my version of orchid pink paired first with black and then with gray.


For my first entry, I wanted to set the pink color so it would pop so I paired it with black.  The black fabric is quilted densely and I used pearl cotton to emphasize the pink areas with some hand quilting.  This quilt finishes at 10'' square.

I really like this quilt.


With my second entry, my theme is simple.  Simple shape, just a touch of color and quilting to echo the angle of the pink fabric pieces.  This quilt finishes at 10.5"" square.

What a fun challenge this was!

In addition to Curated Quilts , I'll be linking up my minis with  Freemotion by the River,   WIP Wednesday's,  Let's Bee SocialMidweek Makers.  Needle and Thread Thursdays, Finish it Up Friday and Finished or Not Friday.

These are finish #1 and #2 for 2018.  Happy New Year!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Both quilts are really lovely, Patty. I like the hand quilting detail in the first and the touches of color in the binding of the second!

  2. Hi Patty
    The hand stitch on bubblegum makes it almost look like a basket weave. What a great texture.

  3. I love this! The bright pink, curves, and hand quilting are awesome!

  4. Lovely work on both! Thanks for sharing on Midweek Makers!

  5. Interesting designs. Way to meet the challenge!!

  6. This is such an interesting fabric exercise. Good for you...both are special.

  7. Beautiful work and your quilting is so neat!


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