Evening in the Garden Quilts

Adventures in Fabric Art


Rainbow Finish

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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.

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I decided to make this baby quilt (36″ x 42″) after seeing examples of earth-tone rainbows for nurseries on Pinterest and Etsy.

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Also, I was looking for a use for a couple of fabrics from the “When Skies are Gray” line, like these umbrellas.

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I intended to narrow strips of more fabrics to make the stripes, but I found the perfect colors in my 2.5 strip container.

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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.

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Find this baby quilt in my Etsy shop.

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