Saturday, 3 March 2012

Rainbow Star Modern Mini Quilt

As soon as I read about the Modern Mini Quilt Challenge, I knew exactly what I wanted to make. I've been fascinated with lone star quilts for a long time, and this seemed like the perfect opportunity to try it. As a beginner quilter, there were a lot of challenges for me in this project. It was my first time working with diamonds and my first time sewing Y-seams. Luckily I managed to figure it all out and come up with something I absolutely love! The finished size is 30" square.

Here are some close-up shots showing the details:

Red stitching around the points and rainbow binding.

Stitching in the ditch to outline the star shape.

And matching polka dots on the back!


  1. I love that you picked such bright rainbow colors! It is lovely. Good luck on the challenge!

  2. This is a great and very happy and shining star!

  3. Wow no wonder you are pleased with yourself - just splendid, love your colour choice to. Yes the hedgehog is felt (apart from one layer which is foam because I couldn't get the colour in felt locally but sshhhh don't tell anyone ;)

  4. Love the rainbow binding! This is really nice!

  5. wow, that turned out awesome!

  6. That's awesome, MC! Beautiful job!