I need to make some scrap quilts this year and my sisters have each put dibs on one. But before I get that started, I wanted to make a warm and snuggly quilt for my Mom. One of the first quilts that I ever made was for my Mom but since the quilts I have made for my sisters are a little more fun that the one that I made for her (see here, here, and here) I thought she needed a new one first.
A while back I pinned this quilt on Flickr (Lindsey actually just posted a tutorial on how to make it) and when I was looking for a scrap quilt idea, I knew this was the one. I wasn't sure how she put hers together at the time, but I made mine pretty much the same way except I used a 16" square in square shape and then made my half square triangles like this. I also arranged mine in zig zags instead of diamonds.
Finished size: 56" x 70"
update: Since I have had a couple questions about working with minky backing, here are some thoughts/tips in a previous post.