Saturday, June 28, 2014

Solid Quilts to Flare Up Your Creativity

Have you tried making an all-solid quilt? If you made at least one recently, great! If you haven't tried making solid quilts in your whole quilting career, you are missing a great deal of design possibility.

Making a quilt completely from solid fabrics may is both challenging and exciting. The word "solid" may be described as plain, simple, or even boring, but the challenge actually lies with its simplicity.

When you use printed fabrics, a new design element is automatically added. With solid fabrics as your primary element, you need to be more creative; think out of the box on how to make an interesting quilt out of solid fabrics. According to's article Solid Quilts: Painting with Patternless Fabric, making solid quilts will give you the "ability to 'paint with fabric' and have the ultimate control in the way the colors interact." compiled some fabulous all-solid quilt design ideas to serve as your solid quilting inspo. These quilts are simply stunning, you might try one of them in your future projects.

This all-solids Tutti Fruitti quilt by Ulrike Kittel makes a lovely coverlet. The rectangles and squares pattern and the choice of bold colors creates an almost psychedelic effect. Check out Ulrike Kittel's photostream on for more photos of the quilt.

Riot of Color Quilt from The quilter used textured solid fabrics in subtle color shades. This quilt can be displayed as a wall mural. You may check out Etsy shop quiltsbydesign for more gorgeous and high-quality quilts.

Look how cute this animal quilt from is! The pattern uses quarters of a circle to make animal shapes. Genius! Little children will definitely love a quilt like this.

Honeycomb Quilt by Sweet Home London. The use of triangles to make hexagonal shapes creates a fun honeycomb pattern. Happy colors make this all-solid quilt even more appealing. You can buy it this bedspread at

Stock up your stash with colored solid fabrics from Below are some of the bestsellers from the shop.
Kona Cotton Solid in Orange
Kona Cotton Solid in Ash
Kona Cotton Solid in Canary Yellow
Kona Cotton Solid in Honeydew


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