A Rainbow Violet Quilt

I am finally sharing the last Violet quilt I made as part of the Violet QAL a few months ago - phew, I'm almost caught up on sharing all of my finished quilts!

A Rainbow AMH Violet Quilt - Kitchen Table Quilting

Picking fabrics for a project is definitely my favorite part of the entire process and I got a little carried away - I made 3 different quilts during the QAL (you can find the other two here and here). I knew that I wanted to make a rainbow version so I decided to use some of my Anna Maria Horner stash to make it happen.

A Rainbow AMH Violet Quilt - Kitchen Table Quilting

I have made a rainbow version of the pattern before and I have also made an AMH version, but apparently I needed to make a rainbow AMH version too. This one was lots of fun to put together.

A Rainbow AMH Violet Quilt - Kitchen Table Quilting

Some of my favorite quilts to make have been ones that used a combination of older and newer prints. It is nice to use up the old favorites in my stash but also mix them up a little bit by throwing in something new. 

A Rainbow AMH Violet Quilt - Kitchen Table Quilting A Rainbow AMH Violet Quilt - Kitchen Table Quilting

This pattern works well with solids or more muted colors, but I think it really shines with bold prints and AMH is the absolute best a bold prints.

The Violet Quilt - Rainbow AMH Version

The sashing fabric is Designer Essentials in Natural and it is one I keep coming back to these days - it's not off white exactly but it's not tan or gray. It's somewhere between all of those so it works with pretty much anything.

The Violet Quilt - Rainbow AMH Version

The backing fabric is a newer-ish AMH print that has birds on it - I don't remember the name! There was a time when I knew the name of every new fabric collection that was coming out and remembered which collection every print was from, but I just can't keep up with it anymore.

A Rainbow AMH Violet Quilt - Kitchen Table Quilting

If you would like to make your own rainbow version, AMH version, or rainbow AMH version of the pattern, you can find the it in my shop!


4 comments

  1. We've had plenty of rain here in the East so we might as well make rainbow quilts!

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  2. It’s beautiful, Erica! This is one of my favorite patterns. You really have a gift of not just coming up with beautiful quilt patterns, but also choosing the perfect fabrics and placement.🥰

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    1. Thank you so much - this comment just made my day!

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