The Lindsleys

 

Minions!

Austen is a big minion fan so when I saw this panel at a quilt show, I knew it would be perfect for him.  I found some minion print (the yellow) to go with.  I made 8 point star that measure 6" square to go around.  I had to add a border to the long sides to fill it out and added a 1 1/2" blue border around all sides of the stars.  I then did a 4" piano key border from orange, blue and the Minion print. And finished with a 2" outer border of orange. The panel measures 21" x 40 1/2"; the finished quilt is about 51" x 67".

I outline quilted the Minion with a light yellow and meanders in the panel with a variegated blue. I straight stitched the orange and white borders.  I did curved lines in the stars with a light yellow and meandered in the blue borders.  I straight stitched in the piano key border and stars in the border squares and finished with loops and stars in the orange border.

Full Minion quilt

Panel

Another view of panel and border

Borders

 

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