Mini Basket Quilt Makes a Big Impression

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Bold or Soft, Colorful or Subdued, this Mini Quilt Will Impress!

Have you been thinking about making a miniature quilt, or keeping your eye out for a small project? If so, this pattern might be just what you’re looking for.





Miniatures are complete quilts made on a small scale. They’re often fairly quick to make and can be used as wall hangings or table toppers. With striking fabric choices, these little quilts can make a big impact however they are displayed.

Blessing Baskets Quilt

This “Blessing Baskets” quilt made by Sylfel is 18″ x 18″. The blocks are 4″ square. While that may sound a bit intimidating, don’t worry. The squares are simple to put together and don’t require any special skills.

We love the colors she chose for her version. They have a homey old fashioned feel, yet the strong value contrasts make for an eye catching quilt.

The original version by Temecula Quilt Company has a softer touch but is equally lovely.

Blessing Baskets Quilt Tutorial

While we love the old fashioned feel of these quilts, we would also enjoy the pattern made up in bright, modern-look fabrics. The quilt is small and quick enough to make that you could easily play with colors and fabric selection by making more than one!

Get Click here for the free “Blessing Baskets” mini quilt tutorial.

This was a block of the week quilt, so start with the entry at the bottom of the article and work your way up the page. NOTE that there’s a correction for the first block, specified in the next entry (March 1).

 

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