How to Sew a Beautiful Rainbow Quilt with Liberty Fabrics!


Sew a beautiful quilt in all the colors of the rainbow! Here’s a free quilt pattern for a simple bargello style quilt that you can customize in a million different ways. Sewn up in gorgeous rainbow floral fabrics from Liberty, I don’t think anything could be lovlier.

I’m so excited to have finished my first Liberty quilt. I’ve sewn with Liberty fabrics before (here’s the blouse I made) but making a quilt out of these pretties was a whole new adventure.


Earlier this month my friend at Alice Caroline Liberty Fabrics sent me this beautiful Rainbow Fat Quarter Bundle of Tana Lawn to make something with.

Just a quick note: I’ve seen other online retailers that had one or two Liberty collections, but Alice Caroline has all the bundles… they’ve curated so many different collections of Liberty Fabrics that the only hard part is choosing which one. And shipping is super fast too. 🙂

And I overlooked this fact before… but Tana Lawn fabrics are 54’’ wide so each fat quarter has an extra 5’’ of width compared to regular quilting cotton fat quarters.


I picked 12 of the fat quarters from the bundle and had plenty of fabric to make another simple bargello-style quilt using the same technique that I did in my Color By Number Quilt.


Tana Lawn fabrics are so soft and buttery that they are a real treat to sew with. And it seems like no matter how you put them together they are beautiful!


Since the fat quarters were larger than usual, I had enough fabric left over to make a sweet little boxy pouch with scraps. I wrote a free Pretty Box Pouch Sewing Pattern too.


This quilt pattern is perfect for free motion quilting a whole sampler of designs! Check out our free motion quiltalong for lots of free videos for ruler work and traditional free motion quilting.

If rainbows make you happy too, check out these other inspiring rainbow projects:

Happy quiltmaking!


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