Kellie Willey
(Supply List below)
Little Crisscross Class

Kellie Willey - Miniature Quilt Maker

Welcome to my world of Miniature Quilting!  I love quilting and feel fortunate that I can share my craft with so many other people.  No matter where I travel, I know I can find a friend at a local Quilt Shop or Guild.  There is always something new and exciting to learn in quilting and I can't imagine ever running out of ideas for all the miniature quilts I want to make.  

You can’t believe everything you hear! For years, quilters have been telling us that making a miniature quilt is harder that making a large quilt! This is simply not true and I enjoy busting this myth. I believes that learning how to create a small-scale quilt can be FAST, FUN and REWARDING! Enjoy hearing how to quickly and accurately make a miniature quilt from a person who is not afraid to go tiny and loves to share that passion!

I recently started producing my own line of miniature quilt patterns which area available at my Etsy Store, LittleQuiltCreations. Please visit my website to see more of my work at www.littlequiltcreations.com and follow my on Facebook at Kellie Willey's Little Quilts.

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Little Crisscross class sample

Kellie Willey has been quilting for 11 years and is passionate about making miniature and small-scale quilts. She enjoys taking large traditional patterns and miniaturizing them using various methods. Kellie has won many awards for her little quilts and has recently begun teaching others the love of small-scale quilt making. During her lecture and workshop, you will hear tips and techniques that will take the fear out of miniature quilting. You will also get to view several of her little quilts up close. Kellie encourages quilters to enjoy the process and get comfortable with scaling down their work. Her philosophy is "You already know how to cut, piece and sew, and it's easy to make it smaller once you know the tricks”. Kellie’s teaching style is fun and relaxed and during her workshops, most students leave with a finished quilt top!

Supply List

Tiny things have always intrigued me and I love the way they invite me to look closer to see all their small details. I got hooked on making little quilts soon after I started quilting and now that's all I want to make! I look forward to sharing my passion and techniques with you during our time together.

Fabric - long cuts, not Fat Quarters

  • 1/4 Yard for rectangles on pieced block & border
  • 1/8 Yard for center on pieced block
  • 1/4 Yard for cornerstones on pieced block, inner border & binding
  • 1/4 Yard for un-pieced large blocks.
    • If fussy-cutting, Item should fit within a 2-1/2” square
  • 15" x 15" square of Batting
  • 15" x 15" square of Fabric for backing
Other Items:
  • Thread for piecing
  • 1/4" Foot for sewing machine
  • Small to Med Cutting Mat & Rotary Cutter
  • Small Ruler - 4"x 4" or similar size
  • Large ruler for cutting strips
  • Sewing Machine and all other items needed for sewing & quilting (rulers, scissors, needles, pins, seam ripper, etc.)
Fabric Selection:

Choose tone on tone or small-scale novelty prints. Fabric should have good contrast (light and dark). Medium tones may not work as well. Textured prints can add a lot of interest.


Please contact me if you have any questions.

Kellie Willey - littlequiltcreations@gmail.com