spooktacular mini quilt tutorial.

02 August 2013

spooktacular mini quilt tutorial.
today is my day to share a yummy halloween-ish project for the spooktacular series.
yayyy.

spooktacular mini quilt:
finished quilt: 18" x 18"
finished block: 9" x 9"
fabric: spooktacular by maude asbury for blend fabrics

spooktacular materials
materials needed:
4 squares, 9 1/2" x 9 1/2" (grey fabrics)
2 strips, 2 1/4" x WOF (binding)
1 circle for pumpkin, desired size (i used a large stockpot lid to make my template)
3 triangles for pumpkin eyes and nose, desired size
1 rectangle for pumpkin mouth, desired size
1 rectangle for pumpkin stump, desired size
note: i used a pair of scissors and freely cut the shapes for the eyes, nose, mouth & stump.

spooktacular piecing
quilt top assembly:
using diagram as reference, sew 9 1/2" x 9 1/2" squares together to make a simple 4-patch block.
attach pumpkin and face using desired method of applique. (i did raw edge applique.)
note: i actually quilted my quilt before attaching the jack o' lantern.

finish quilt:
layer quilt top, batting and backing; baste.
quilt as desired.
bind with binding strips.
enjoy.

and don't forget, there's four other delish halloween-ish projects this week. (with a giveaway!)
the schedule:
july 29th: ellison lane quilts
july 30th: alida makes
july 31st: the sewing loft
august 1st: sew happily ever after
august 2nd: ps i quilt

so, happy hopping.

xo, rachel

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7 comments:

Diane N said...

That is SO Cute!

Jennifer Mathis of Ellison Lane said...

Very cute Rachel! Definitely perfect for Halloween. Thanks so much for being part of this blog hop! It's been so fun working with you on this. :)

Melissa Bo said...

Such a cute project! =)

Daphne Lewis said...

Love Halloween quilts! This one is so cute.

Jodi - usairdoll said...

Such a quick and cute project! Awesome job! Thanks for sharing.

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Lee said...

Thanks for the sweet tutorial!

Sharon said...

Very cute Rachel. And just the perfect size for an added touch to any room....have a great day.

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