two mini quilts

A few months ago I got this idea in my head, and it’s been swirling around ever since. “Primary intersections,” I labeled the folder, and I sketched out some variations. Even though I have other crafting deadlines looming, this weekend I set to making them real.

rainbow mini quilts

I’m so pleased with these little rainbows! Someday, when I have an actual crafting space in my home, I’ll hang them up in there. And I can definitely see myself scaling the designs up and making them larger, maybe with all solids in a single palette (all greens, for instance).

primary intersections primary intersections

All strips were cut 2 inches wide, and the finished tops are right about 20 inches square. I did all the cutting first, making the sewing very speedy. Both mini quilt tops were finished in less than a day, once I had the fabrics selected. The solids are all Kona cotton, of course; the background is Kona Snow. Next up, sandwiching them and finishing them up; will they be the ground on which I practice free motion quilting finally?




8 Responses to two mini quilts

  1. Miko says:

    these are awesome. you know, they would look really great in our guest room too, where there’s lots of free wall space… ;-)

  2. Becka says:

    Can I just say that you are one of my FAVORITE craft sites? Your work is lovely, your writing is fun, and thanks for the beautiful photography–it makes amazing computer wallpaper to brighten up a dreary desktop!

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