This spring, we are ready to embrace color in our quilting projects! As part our Color Play series, we are focusing on one of the top fabric trends right now, which includes soft pastels against fresh florals and lush, bright botanicals.
Read below for this month’s floral fabric trends!
From blush pinks and soft lilacs to sunny yellows and cheery reds, these prints from the flower patch offer a perfect jumping off point for your next quilt project.
1. Pastel petals
Delicate petals of color are infused in this shabby chic, floral quilt kit! Featuring a pattern and fabric from Moda’s Whitewashed Cottage collection designed by 3 Sisters, this 75″ x 95″ quilt kit pairs tiny and medium-scale flower prints with coordinating blenders for a palette of butter yellow, pale lilac, pink and cream, to show off the softer side of spring.Get the Moda Garden Walk Quilt Kit here.
2. Sunny yellows
Can you feel the sunshine warming your face? As we approach summer, fabrics like Moda’s Summer Breeze collection can add a radiance to your next quilt. With floral prints in bright yellow and royal blue, this layer cake stuns with hydrangeas and daisies for quilts that stay in full bloom all year long.
Get the Moda Summer Breeze III by Sentimental Studios Layer Cake here.
3. Vivid florals
If you crave more color in your flower prints, Folk Song designed by Anna Maria Horner’s shines with bright fuschias and reds, plus hints of jade, lime and cerulean. Saturated colors bring life to your favorite quilt pattern, bringing some much-needed sunshine indoors.
Get the FreeSpirit Folk Song by Anna Maria Horner Fat Quarter Bundle here.
4. Soft rainbow bouquet
Working with vintage-infused floral fabrics like Moda’s Fresh Cut collection, you’ll pair a spectrum of soft colors with whimsical raindrops, scallops, and diamonds. Working with a multicolored palette doesn’t have to be intimidating. Look for neutrals like white and gray to balance richer hues like coral, plum, and sage green.Get the Moda Fresh Cut Fat Quarter Bundle by Basic Grey here.
Photo via Bluprint member Rachelle Denneny Designs
5. Petals in patterns
If you are ready to quilt with floral fabrics, this jelly roll and charm pack quilt pattern comes in two sizes, to help you put a dent in that fabric stash. Each block is ideal for showcasing a different color, so pull out your richest florals and coordinating geometric prints for some fun color play!
Get the Candy Rose Quilt Pattern here.
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