• Megan Best

Marvelous Mini

Here is my pretty 18 by 23" mini modern quilt.

This month the Island Batik Ambassadors were challenged to make a miniature quilt.




I grabbed my scrap bag and pulled some pretty colors and some low volume prints along with a neutral.

My goal is a modern mini! The small squares finish at 3/4".


I tried out a magnifying glass for my Janome M7. I think it will be great for another project.


I love my new mat by Prairie Spirit Alpaca.

It really makes pressing without distortion possible.



The blocks finish at 4 1/2"


I like adding a few blank squares.

I layered with Hobbs Heirloom batting. I brought to my Handi Quilter Capri. I love quilting my small quilts on my stationary machine. I stitched diagonal lines for simple and straightforward quilting . I use small quilts like this for table mats. I may hang it, but truly it will probably live on a table.


Thanks for stopping by! Next month: Diamond rectangles with Studio 180 Designs.

Disclosure: The products featured here were provided to me free of charge by Island Batik, Prairie Spirit Alpaca and Hobbs heirloom Batting.


Visit all the Island Batik Ambassadors for inspiration.

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