starburst quilt – the munki version

Well, at least I got one thing checked off my list this weekend! While I didn’t manage to start anything new with that fun stack of fabric, I did find the time to get this little quilt quilted, bound and washed. (I was hoping for better weather for these photos, but I guess I have to take what I can get!)

I decided to use a lot of my favorite Heather Ross & Munki Munki prints in this quilt, along with similarly colored basics. I love that it makes for a really bright and colorful quilt, with lots to look at!

I used the Amy Butler Sunspots in green for the backing, and quilted it with lots of great straight lines. The lines meet in several spots to form a starburst pattern with the quilting. I couldn’t decide on the binding, but ultimately went with a purple solid to pull out the bits of purple used in the quilt top.

This quilt measures about 36″ square, and I can really imagine it as a great playmat for a little one. It is listed in the shop now!

Previous post about this quilt can be found here.

You can find the tutorial for this quilt block here.

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21 Responses to starburst quilt – the munki version

  1. 1
    randi says:

    what a great quilt!

    i think the weather was perfect for your pictures. i love how the quilt pops out against the grayish background!

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    Faith says:

    I just love the colors in this one. Great job 🙂 And fall is certainly upon you there!

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    heather says:

    i lOVE this one ashley!! it’s yummy with a capital Y! i say keep it and hang it… it’ll bring brightness through those long east coast winters! 😉


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    Terri says:

    this is a really fun quilt! I love all the cheerful colors used in these great blocks. I love the backing and binding fabrics you used to finish this. I’m a big fan of various line quilting, so I think the quilting works great for this design!

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    Megan says:

    I love this one Ashley! The Munki looks great with all those coordinating prints. BTW, did you see I finished my quilt inspired by your “postcards”? Thanks for the inspiration once again!

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    Emily c says:

    I love this quilt- the sunburst pattern and the fabrics you chose are perfect!! Wish I had the patience to make one like this

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    anna says:

    oh that would be such a fun play mat! really adorable. love the flying quilt pictures

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    Annette says:

    I like that a lot! One of my favorites so far.

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    Leone says:

    Love the bright colours. Looks great.Would make a lovely play mat for a little one or for the cot. Like the nice legs behind the quilt.

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    Michelle says:

    Wonderful! I just love bright, scrappy quilts. Some little one will be fascinated by all the colors and patterns.

  12. 12

    I want it! I want it! Baby #3 is coming in less than 8 weeks! It would be great to have at the hospital for her!!!! Love, Love, Love it!

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    Kate Conklin says:

    What a gorgeous quilt for a very lucky little one!

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    Jenna says:

    thank you for being a constant source of inspiration for me!

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    erica says:

    Ashley, this is such a happy little quilt…great work, lady!

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    Claudia says:

    What a wonderful quilt! How do you prepare your quilts before quilting to avoid crumpling at the cross of the quilting lines? I tried to make such nice quilting grids like yours but there is such a lot of crumpling?

    Maybe you can help me?

    (Sorry for my bad english, it isn’t my home language.)

    Thank you

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    Fun – that is the word that came to my mind when I saw it. An adult size one for a picnic would be fun as well. You are a master at choosing colors that go together. Carolina

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    Jessica P says:

    Lovely lil quilt- and what GORGEOUS weather… I can feel the soft wind just looking at the photo!

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    mindy t says:

    OH I want this sooo bad for my daughter. I am a quilter and have made her so many but this one just speaks to me. Cant wait for you to list this.

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    Barbara says:

    Just beautiful! Very inspiring… Thanks for sharing!

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