Feel like spreading a little Valentine love? We've got just the hearts for you! Sew mini quilt for your favorite sweetheart.
Try our Hearts Aplenty tutorial to make this 18-1/2" square mini quilt using Painter's Palette Solids.
We used this heart block tutorial from Alison of Cluck, Cluck Sew. She offers the block in multiple sizes; we used the 4" finished square size.
Adding corner squares:
Trimming the squares:
Pressing to make two heart halves:
A finished heart:
We made nine hearts--eight in shades of red, pink and purple, and one in reverse:
Laying out hearts with 1-1/2" x 4-1/2" Honeycomb vertical sashing and 1-1/2" x 14-1/2" horizontal sashing:
Assembling the quilt center:
Adding 2-1/2" wide borders. We added colored strips on each side just for fun:
Straight line quilting:
Ready for the binding--with a flange-style edge for a pop or color:
Hearts Aplenty Painter's Palette Solids: (background) Honeycomb; hearts (top row, from l-r) Clematis, Claret, Bubblegum; (middle row, l-r): Real Red, Lipstick, Fuchsia; (bottom row): Pale Pink, Raspberry, Claret