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Skill Level: 1 out of 5 (Beginner)
::: Pattern Description :::
The Cross Check and Single Burst mini quilts rely on color value to create fun, dynamic quilts. The pattern has detailed information to help you confidently select your fabric and I hope they will inspire you to continue to explore color value!
Color value can also be used as a fun effect in blocks that do not have a transparency design to create the illusion of 3D or add interest to the design. In the Cross Check Mini Quilt, color value will be used to explore a 3D look of a traditional block, the King’s cross, and the elements of the block are extended into negative space to create a fun, modern design. In the Single Burst Mini Quilt, color value can be used to explore transparency.
f you have been hesitant to pick up any of my other transparency patterns, these mini quilts might be the perfect place to start: small projects with minimal fabric requirements might help free you from the fear of fabric selection. Both quilts only require three main fabrics (instead of 4 or more), and between the detail included in the mini quilt pattern release, my Fresh Quilting Season 2 video segments, several of my free tutorials, my Quilting Jetgirl Facebook group (where you can easily post photos and ask questions), and my Quilt Alongs, I hope you can find the encouragement and support you need to give transparency and color value selection a try!
::: Sizing / Finished Measurements :::
Cross Check Mini Quilt finishes at 24 inches square
Single Burst Mini Quilt finishes at 18 inches wide by 25 inches long
::: Materials :::
:: Cross Check Mini Quilt ::
Light Value Fabric – ¼ yard
Medium Value Fabric – ¼ yard
Dark Value Fabric – ⅝ yard
Backing – 28” square / 1 yard
Binding – ⅜ yard
:: Single Burst Mini Quilt ::
Light Value Fabric – Fat Quarter
Medium Value Fabric – ⅜ yard
Dark Value Fabric – ½ yard
Backing – 24” x 30″ rectangle / ¾ yard
Binding – ⅜ yard
If you are on Instagram, tag me (@QuiltingJetgirl) and any images of your quilt using #CrossCheckMiniQuilt and/or #SingleBurstMiniQuilt. Or send an email to yvonne(at)quiltingjetgirl(dot)com with a photograph or a link to a blog post about your quilt.