Rainbow Block Quilt


I’ve finished my Block of the Day Quilt – now known as my Rainbow Block Quilt! I am really excited with how this one turned out. It’s so bright and fun! The blocks are each unique and it’s such a beautiful sampling of so many designer’s fabrics. I used white sashing (Bella Solids) and I think it really makes the blocks pop. I used coordinating fabrics for a fun stripe on the back.

I quilted this free motion style and used a Denyse Schmidt floral from Katie Jump Rope. The final size measures 48″ x 62″.

I could really see this quilt on a toddler bed, but that’s probably because I have two young kids myself and see everything through a mom’s eyes. It’d be perfect to cuddle under on the couch as well!

I’ve decided to start selling some of my quilts in an Etsy shop! I figured it would justify all the time I’ve been spending on this hobby. And answer my husband’s question of “what are you going to do with another quilt?”

ETA: Thanks for helping my photo make Flickr Explore for September 17th, 2009!

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Front Top Blocks

Front Bottom Blocks

Back Stripe



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    wishes, true and kind

    September 17, 2009

    Very cute quilt! I like the idea of a block a day.

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    September 17, 2009

    This is one gorgeous quilt!

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    September 18, 2009

    This is amazing. I love it. Seriously! This just makes me want to quilt and quilt…it’s 1:30 am though, so I’ll have to wait till tomorrow, haha.

    How long did it take you to quilt this?

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      September 18, 2009

      If only there were more time in the day, right?? It took about 3-4 hours to quilt. I was expecting 3-4 DAYS, so I was happy! 🙂

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    September 18, 2009

    Nice! I know you said in one of your posts that Film in the Fridge is one of your inspirations…she’s one of mine too! Do you have a favorite of hers?

    Also, this quilt totally makes you one of my inspirations, too 🙂

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      September 18, 2009

      That is so sweet of you!!

      Oh gosh, it’d be SO hard to pick a favorite….but I do love her take on a hexagonal quilt!

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    September 18, 2009

    This one is my favorite (sorry, haven’t learnt how to create links!):


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    Katie B

    September 18, 2009

    Congrats on deciding to sell your quilts! I know you’ll see lots of success.

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    September 21, 2009

    It turned out great! I love the colors and the quilting.

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    September 23, 2009

    This is a gorgeous quilt! I’m planning on making a cushion from rainbow fabrics so have been looking around for inspiration, and this definitely counts as inspiring!

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    October 21, 2009

    it’s so very wonderful! i love it!!!

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    October 28, 2009

    I just stumbled across your blog, and I just have to tell you how inspired I am! You do such beautiful work!! I’ve got so much inspiration, just from browsing around your site 🙂 If only I could get through my to-do list of things to sew for other people, then I could finally get to sew for me! lol

    Thanks for the eye candy!!!

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    December 15, 2009

    This is a beautiful quilt!!! You’ve got me inspired now. 🙂

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    April 1, 2010

    I too just found your blog and am speechless. This rainbow quilt is an all time favorite of mine, wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      April 5, 2010

      Thank you so much!

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    June 4, 2011

    I would love the pattern for this…It’s amazing!!!