Mobile Menu IconMenu
Advanced Embroidery Designs -- Online Center for Machine Embroidery Designs
Easter Mini Quilts with One-Color Chicken Embroidery
These small Easter quilts are quick and easy to make, they can be cute hostess gifts, gifts to your friends and family, or decorations for your own home for the springtime. Designs used are from the One-Color Baby Chick Set.

The precise size of these mini quilts is easy to adjust. Quilts are between 9" x 10" and 11" x 13" in size.

Finished quilts with chicken embroidery


You will need :
  • embroidery threads either polyester or rayon - black, dark brown, or any other very dark hue to your taste,
  • light-colored piece of fabric for the central part (8 1/2" x 6 1/2"),
  • strips of green, yellow, blue fabrics of different width and length,
  • light-weight cut-away embroidery stabilizer,
  • fabric for the backing and binding,
  • batting,
  • quilter's ruler,
  • rotary cutter,
  • iron,
  • #12 universal needle,
  • #12-#14 quilting needle
  • fabric pencils, markers or ink (optional).
Assembly:
Note: seam allowance is 1/4", press the seam immediately after you make it.
The central part, which will be embroidered later, is 6 1/2" x 8 1/2". Cut and sew as you go. We show the process on a blue quilt, other quilts are done in the same manner. You can add strips as you like, it depends on the length your scraps. You decide on the final size of your quilt.
We added a yellow 1" x 8 1/2" strip to the bottom of the central piece.
Easter Mini Quilts with Chick Embroidery

Then we added a 1" x 7" yellow strip to the left edge, and 1 1/2" x 7" light blue strip to the right edge.
Easter Mini Quilts with Chick Embroidery
Add a sky blue 2 1/2" x 10" strip to the upper edge.
Easter Mini Quilts with Chick Embroidery
Add a blue 2" x 9" strip to the left edge. Add a a flower patterned blue-and-yellow 2 1/2" x 11 1/2" strip to the bottom.
Easter Mini Quilts with Chick Embroidery
Add another blue strip measuring 2" x 11" to the right edge.
Easter Mini Quilts with Chick Embroidery
Embroidery:
Choose any design from the One-Color Baby Chick Set.
Stabilize the central area. Hoop the fabric tightly and embroider the design.
Quilt top with a stitch-out of one of the designs.
Quilt top with a stitch-out of one of the designs.

Quilting and Finishing
Now place the backing on a flat surface (table) face down. Cover with batting. Spread your working piece over it.
Pin all layers together.
Quilt top pinned with batting and backing.

We quilted in a free-motion style all over the quilt. Press with heavy steam. Square the quilt. Finish the raw edges with the binding.
The first finished quilt with one-color embroidery.

The finished size of this quilt is about 11" x 13".
The second finished quilt with one-color embroidery.

The finished size of this quilt is about 9" x 10".
The third finished quilt with one-color embroidery.

The finished size of this quilt is about 11 1/2" x 10 1/2".
You can leave the quilts as they are, with one-color embroidery, if you like. However, we think it's a nice touch to color them. You can use any type of fabric markers, pencils and inks. Always try the colors on a scrap of fabric before using it on a finished item.
Fabric markers for coloring.
These are our quilts after coloring:
The first quilt after coloring.
The first quilt after coloring on a stand.
The second quilt after coloring.
The second quilt after coloring on a stand.
Have fun!
The third quilt after coloring.

The third quilt after coloring on a stand.

Back to One-Color Baby Chick Set.
Back to Projects Page
Mailing List
Enter your e-mail for news, discounts and exclusive special offers.


Find us on Twitter

Special Offers

Bonus design on all orders over $25
Butterfly Set

Shop Now!

Announcement
Best Project Contest
The results are in!
Featured Project
Check out our latest project Birds and Blooms Quilted Tablerunner
Tutorials
Never heard of photo stitch? - Check out our What is Photo Stitch? page
Most Popular Designs
|| Home || Shop || Free Designs || New Designs ||
|| Projects || Tutorials || Links || About Us || Contact Us ||
|| Store Policy || Licensing || Accessibility ||

Social Media:

Copyright © Advanced Embroidery Designs. All Rights Reserved.