Make the Rainbow Road Mini Quilt
Intermediate | 57 min 11 sec
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The Rainbow Road Mini Quilt, based on a vintage quilt pattern, is graphic, bold, and makes an exciting visual impact. If you've been curious about trying paper-piecing in your quilting projects, this beauty is for you. Textile designer and modern quilter Annabel Wrigley demonstrates how to create this gorgeous quilt top one step at time, from cutting all your fabric, to incorporating curved paper-piecing into your block, to creating a paper-pieced sashing panel for a striking quilt border. If this sounds like a lot, fear not; Annabel's confident guidance will lead you to an extraordinary finished project you’ll be proud to display.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Shell Pink fabric for background - ½ yard
  • Fairy Floss fabric for inner segments - 1 fat quarter
  • Provence Blue and Blush fabric for the paper pieced segments - 1 yard each of
  • Perfect Pink for the inner and corner squares and border rectangles - 1/4 yard
  • Mandarin orange fabric for the curved paper pieced segments - 1/4 yard
  • Capsicum red for the strips - 1/8 yard
  • Glue stick/basting glue of choice
  • Quilters ruler, 10.5” (optional)
  • 1/4" quilting foot (optional)
  • Cardboard strip or Folding Friend ruler
  • Spray starch
  • Sewing machine and matching fabric
  • Paper and fabric scissors
  • Seam ripper
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Seam ripper
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • PDF pattern
Learn how to:
  • Make a colorful mini quilt top using a paper-piecing technique
  • Sew blocks with curved designs
  • Create a paper-pieced sashing panel for a border
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34 users recommended this class to a friend
Eva Takacs-di Lorenzo
Lovely quilt! Now I just need to figure out what colors to use to make it my own and it still be as beautiful as Annabel’s! Instructions are easy to follow, and paper piecing was well explained.
September 25, 2022
Annemarie Kammler
I think annabel is a great instructor. I like the way she breaks the project down. She makes the project look doable. It's a beautiful piece.
More than 3 months ago
Nice quilt, well instructed!
More than 3 months ago