It’s Finished! Seahawks Mini Quilt

I showed you my basic process for making my Seahawks mini quilt the other day, and since I rambled on and on, and on, I decided to split up the post and show the finished quilt today.

Before I show you my newest mini quilt, I figured I’d show off another quilt I made this past Christmas.

12th man mini

I’m certain I’ve made a couple others but I can’t seem to find any pictures of them to substantiate that statement as I write this.

However, I can show you my latest Seattle Seahawks mini quilt:

finished seahawks mini quilt

Now if you were kinda following along with the process of how I make my multimedia mini quilts, here’s what’s left:

After all the paint has dried and I’m happy with the results, I add a backing layer to the painted quilt sandwich.

I either machine quilt the top, or I do some hand stitching with #100 silk thread.

For this quilt, I used my sewing machine.

When I’m machine quilting, I choose thread that will hide in the backing fabric.  Really, what I do is choose fabric that will hide my (typically) black thread.

I like to make my own binding to match the quilt I’m working on.  I kept this one simple and just made some binding out of a navy Kona cotton.  When the binding is finished up and attached to one side, all that’s left is a little bit of hand stitching to finish off the binding and I try to remember to add a label to the back.

I love finishing up a quilt, but more than that, I love giving away a quilt.

This one already has a fantastic home planned with another die-hard Hawks fan, so it is already in the mail and on its way.  Luckily, it is only going a few towns over.  In the package I mailed, I tucked in one of the Seahawks scarves that I dolled up with some Swarovski crystals.


My next mini project is to make a little wall hanging to hold my collection of Seahawks pins.  I figured it would be more fun than leaving them shoved in a Ziploc bag inside a box.  I’ve been sketching out a few ideas for that selfish sewing.

Who am I kidding? I have a list of about 7, 8, or maybe 12, projects that I’ve sketched out for some fun Seahawks mini quilts.  Good thing I have a lot of quiet days and sleepless hours, because it gives me a lot of time for quilting.

Have you tried making a multimedia quilt?  I’d love to hear about it.

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