This one-block quilt is a new direction for me, and I like the result. I would tweek some things for another one, making the rainbow taller and thinner. I was just happy when I figured out how to make a rainbow without resorting to giant applique or curved piecing.
I decided to make this baby quilt (36″ x 42″) after seeing examples of earth-tone rainbows for nurseries on Pinterest and Etsy.
Also, I was looking for a use for a couple of fabrics from the “When Skies are Gray” line, like these umbrellas.
I intended to narrow strips of more fabrics to make the stripes, but I found the perfect colors in my 2.5 strip container.
The quilting is sort of a clamshell. I hope it suggests clouds. I like the look, but I think this quilt could have used a little more quilting. The good news is that I got my stitch regulator working, so that made life easier.
Find this baby quilt in my Etsy shop.