Link Pixel Quilt

Finished: Link Pixel Quilt

carla Charity, Finished in 2013, Finished Projects, Quilting 3 Comments

I’m thrilled to show off my latest finish – the Link Pixel Quilt.

Link pixel quilt

If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that this quilt has been created to be auctioned off at MAGFest to support Child’s Play. I’ve charted my progress in several previous posts.

The quilt is roughly queen size, with each pixel finishing at 2.5″ square. There are 1,470 squares total.

The quilting is diagonal from bottom left to top right, to highlight the angle of the sword. I chose a light gray Aurifil thread in 50wt to do the quilting. It blends in over the figure and shows up on the background – I really like the effect.

On the back is my first go at fusible appliqué and equilateral triangles.

Link pixel quilt

The label includes the MAGFest + Child’s Play logo, the name, date, and care instructions.

Link pixel quilt

I can’t wait to see it go up for auction. I have my fingers crossed for a high price so we can do the most good. It’s for the kids, man. :) (Special thanks to my building manager and leasing assistant for helping hold the quilt for some of these photos!)

Below are some more detail shots, and an obligatory bed shot.

Link pixel quilt

Link pixel quilt

Link pixel quilt


Quilt Stats
name: Link Pixel Quilt
size: queen size, 87.5″ x 105″
pattern: based off google image searches for Link.
fabrics: various Kona solids
techniques: fusible applique, equilateral triangles, machine binding
quilting: s
traight line diagonal in 2605 Aurifil 50 wt.
total construction time: approximately 5 weeks.
machine: Janome 8900

carlaFinished: Link Pixel Quilt
  • Willit Neverend

    Wow, you did that in five weeks? I can’t even make a cot sized quilt in five weeks. Excellent work. I hope it makes a lot of money for a good cause. Please let us know how it goes.

    • modern bias

      Thank you! I am keeping my fingers crossed – I will definitely post an update after the auction!

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