Modern Mini Challenge – Quilted Crossroads Mini

I was thinking I would link up to the Modern Mini Challenge with the mini below over at Ellison Lane Quilts…until I realized that it had to be made within the last 6 months. Since this one is older than that, I’m not going to link up, instead I thought I would simply share it with you. I love this quilt as this one helped me determine the final layout for my Quilted Crossroadspattern now available on Craftsy.

I had two different blocks in mind when I was designing Quilted Crossroads, and whipping them up and seeing them made and quilted is what helped me decided on the final layout.

Sometimes it is hard to believe I went from the first picture to the second picture, but I do love both versions of the design.  The mini currently lives in my daughter’s room. When I took the quilt down to photograph it at nap time she said to me “you can’t leave an empty hole in my wall, I need my quilt!” I don’t think I have ever received a better compliment!

This is a picture of her room from about 6 months ago, she has a big girl bed now 🙂

Final Stats:

Name: Quilted Crossroads Mini
Pattern & Design By: Melissa Dunworth, Sew BitterSweet Designs
Size: 24″ x 24″
Quilting: King Tut Thread, Free Motion Stippling by me
Fabrics: Amy Butler and solids from my stash

Even though I’m not entering this mini into the challenge, please make sure you go check out the Modern Mini Quilt Challenge and see all the amazing minis that were created in 2013, and make sure you stop by tomorrow and see what I am actually entering into the challenge!

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10 Responses to Modern Mini Challenge – Quilted Crossroads Mini

  1. Lisa L. says:

    I just love this quilt! Both version! 😀

  2. Beth says:

    It is amazing how different the two versions look – I really like both. And what a great reaction from your little one!

  3. tubakk says:

    I like your little quilt. What a pity you can’t go for it at Ellison Lane. I have a brand new quilt to upload tomorrow. I just have found the fabric for the back, and have to quilt it now.

  4. CeLynn says:

    Both quilts are so modern,love that! Ha ha,I guess you better make sure not to leave any “holes”on those walls 😉

  5. Susan says:

    I love both versions. Your actually entry must really be a knockout!

  6. Gorgeous work as usual, Melissa! I am late, late, LATE getting started on my son’s quilt, but every time I come here I want to get in the sewing machine!!

  7. Connie says:

    Both of them are so neat, great work Melissa!

  8. Meegan says:

    Absolutely beautiful, Melissa! Very impressive.
    Make it a great weekend!

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