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9 On Point Mini Quilt

9 On Point Mini Quilt

Written by: 
Lisa Calle


Tiny piecing alert! At 12" square this mini quilt could pass for a quilt block - but it's small size is the perfect way to play around with small piecing and highlight one of your favorite fabric collections. All you need is a Moda candy and some solids.

This mini quilt finishes at 12" square.



1 Moda Candy {Bright Sun by Sherri and Chelsi}
2 dark Jelly Roll® strips  (or equivalent in scraps)
1 light Jelly Roll® strip  (or equivalent in scraps)
1 fat quarter backing fabric
1 fat quarter binding fabric
scrap batting



From two dark Jelly Roll® strips, cut (3) 1 3/16" strips. From one light Jelly Roll® strip, cut (2) 1 3/16" strip. Cut each of these strips in half.


Make 2 dark-light-dark strip sets and cut into (32) 1 3/16" sections. Make 1 light-dark-light strip set and cut into (16) 1 3/16" sections.


Combine as shown to create 9-patches.


Choose 25 squares from the Moda Candy pack. Join in rows with 9-patches as shown below.


Press and starch completed mini quilt top. Trim as shown using a 12 1/2" square ruler.

block trimming

Layer up with backing and batting fabric. Quilt as desired and bind with remaining fat quarter.


{fabric shown is Little Ruby by Bonnie and Camille}

This fun block makes a darling mini quilt or make a few more and you've got a quilt top!


This mini quilt finishes at 12" square.


Lisa Calle