9 On Point Mini Quilt

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Tiny piecing alert! At 12″ square this mini quilt could pass for a quilt block – but it’s small size is the perfect way to play around with small piecing and highlight one of your favorite fabric collections. All you need is a Moda candy and some solids.

This mini quilt finishes at 12″ square.

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1 Moda Candy {Bright Sun by Sherri and Chelsi}
2 dark Jelly Roll® strips  (or equivalent in scraps)
1 light Jelly Roll® strip  (or equivalent in scraps)
1 fat quarter backing fabric
1 fat quarter binding fabric
scrap batting

 

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From two dark Jelly Roll® strips, cut (3) 1 3/16″ strips. From one light Jelly Roll® strip, cut (2) 1 3/16″ strip. Cut each of these strips in half.

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Make 2 dark-light-dark strip sets and cut into (32) 1 3/16″ sections. Make 1 light-dark-light strip set and cut into (16) 1 3/16″ sections.

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Combine as shown to create 9-patches.

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Choose 25 squares from the Moda Candy pack. Join in rows with 9-patches as shown below.

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Press and starch completed mini quilt top. Trim as shown using a 12 1/2″ square ruler.

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Layer up with backing and batting fabric. Quilt as desired and bind with remaining fat quarter.

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{fabric shown is Little Ruby by Bonnie and Camille}

This fun block makes a darling mini quilt or make a few more and you’ve got a quilt top!

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This mini quilt finishes at 12″ square.

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Lisa Calle
{vintagemodernquilts.com}

Lisa Calle

I'm a pattern designer and founder of the Dallas MQG. My blog and pattern company are named Vintage Modern Quilts because I love the blending of opposites — modern fabrics with a traditional pattern or the blending of reproduction fabrics with bright modern colors. I also work behind the scenes here at the Moda Bake Shop, acting as the Blog Editor.

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4 comments on “9 On Point Mini Quilt

  1. blg2240 says:

    Oh wow! What a way to start the week, this little one is super cute. I have the perfect Moda charms for it and I’m up for making it work on point. A good practice in a small pack of a dynamite quilt. Thank you for sharing your talent.

  2. At first I thought I read it wrong! 12 inches! You are talented! What a great little challenge!

  3. SarahZ says:

    This is great!!! I DO have some leftover jelly strips, and several candies…I am thinking maybe a “longterm” block project….those nines are sooo cute!!! Thanks for a great idea!

  4. Jo Locke says:

    Love it. The Red and white mini quilt you show is backwards to the directions. For it, one needs 16 of the red/white/red and 32 of the white/red/white for it to look like your example.

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