Munki in the Middle

Munki in the Middle Front

Monday I finished my latest quilt using Heather Ross’s Munki Munki fabric as well as other designs from her collections. Munki Munki is a company that sells clothing/pajamas made from Heather’s designs. Crazy people like me buy pieces of the pajamas, cut them up more, and use them in quilts. Lots of people sell pieces of Munki Munki pjs on Etsy as well as trade it on Flickr. You can also find it at TJ Maxx and Marshalls.

Munki in the Middle Front Top

For this quilt, I used the Heather Ross fabric for the center of each block. I included lots of whimsical prints – VW vans, campers, bikes, goldfish, tennis, the princess and the pea, mushrooms, gnomes, sushi….and more! Then I framed that in a coordinating solid. I used shot cottons and Moda cross weaves for these solids. Finally I completed the block in some of my favorite bright prints. The squares are 12″ each.

Munki in the Middle Front Bottom

I quilted this one with straight lines, 1/4″ on each side of the block seams (horizontal and vertical). Then I also added diagonal quilting through all the blocks.

Munki in the Middle Back

The back is a really fun print from Cosmo Cricket’s Snorkel collection. I have been saving it for a backing on just the right quilt and I think this was it. I love how the bright squares mirror the bright squares on the front. The binding is Kona Peacock.

Munki in the Middle Hangs

This one came together fairly quickly and it was great fun to cut into my Munki stash that I feel like I’ve been hoarding. It’s listed in the shop!

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14 Comments

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    Cristin Wilson

    March 30, 2011

    Its gorgeous! Love how you framed each Munki print!
    Well done!

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    felicity

    March 30, 2011

    Yes, I love that the frames are “irregular” and go with the munki piece that’s surrounded. Also, “munki in the middle” is an awesome name!!

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    Elizabeth @ Don't Call Me Betsy

    March 30, 2011

    Wow, I love how you framed the munki pieces!! The colors are just right too, they’re so cheerful. That backing fabric is fantastic! It’s just perfect for this one 🙂

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    @pril Bowerman

    March 30, 2011

    I really like this!

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    liveacolorfullife

    March 30, 2011

    Eek! This is so cute! I have the same snorkel print waiting for the perfect quilt. And I also have a bunch of arms and legs of munki munki.

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    Danielle

    March 30, 2011

    I love your blog
    and your quilt
    and Moda crossweaves
    and that you told us where we can buy the pajamas.

    I’ve been wondering. Now I have a couple more places to add to my shopping rounds.

    So Thanks.

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    Kate

    March 30, 2011

    I’m loving this. It’s so warm and cheerful. And I definitely love the wonky-ness.

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    Kate

    March 30, 2011

    This turned out great, what a fun way to really highlight the cute munki munki prints… I have some far far away 2 but no munki munki, but it is very tempting, I may have to get some! 🙂

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    Emily {creative chicks}

    March 31, 2011

    A very happy, cheery quilt. Love the back.

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    Kara

    April 14, 2011

    Very cute! (sorry, as much as I have been slacking on writing blogs ditto for reading them – here come my comments as I catch up! 🙂 )

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    Jennifer

    May 3, 2011

    I LOVE this and am happy to know that you can find Munki pajamas at Marshalls and TJ Maxx. I love your use of color Faith.

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    Angie

    October 11, 2011

    I just love this quilt.

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    leslie

    March 27, 2012

    I would like to purchase this quilt but i am having trouble figuring out how to order…please help 🙂

  14. Reply

    Lea

    May 5, 2013

    Love this!:)

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