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In the late 70's I discovered patchwork. It has been a wonderful journey learning the many different techniques and making dozens of quilts. Over the last decade I have had many of my designs ...

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CONTRARY WIFE Miniature Quilt

from Annies Quilt Craft
(7) Name: 'Quilting : CONTRARY WIFE Miniature Quilt
CONTRARY WIFE Miniature Quilt Contrary Wife block
CONTRARY WIFE Miniature Quilt Miniature Quilt
CONTRARY WIFE Miniature Quilt fusible appliqur flowers

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic sewing skills
  • Knowledge of fusible applique
  • Basic quilt assembly

Pattern Description:

CONTRARY WIFE miniature quilt, mini quilt.

It could be used as a mini quilt, small quilt, snack mat, mug rug, candle mat or little table centre. It is a true miniature 6" block of the 'Contrary wife' design.

Easy to follow instructions make this achievable on the sewing machine. The fusible applique on the border is finished with hand blanket stitch. It has been machine quilted but you may prefer to hand quilt.

Mini quilts are a great way to tackle patchwork on a small scale.

A great gift to make for someone special in your life.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 28cm (11") square


  • 5/8 yd cream fabric
  • 1/8 yd black/apricot/red fabric
  • 1/8 yd black fabric
  • 1/8yd red/gold trimmed fabric
  • 4" square gold frosted fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • Cream sewing thread
  • monofiliment threadRaspberry, black, green & gold hand embroidery thread
  • 12" square wool batting
  • basting spray
  • small piece fusible appliqu webbing
  • Sewing machine with 1/4" foot
  • rotary cutter, ruler & mat