11 Cute Spring Quilts
It’s official–spring is here. Time to get out the springtime quilts to match the Mother Nature’s cheery demeanor. I’ve rounded up all of my favorite spring quilts + sewing projects to share them with you in spirit of the season.
11 Cute Spring Quilts
The full quilt layout for Cottontail is shown below. Cottontail is made with a combination of fat quarters + fat eighths. Finished quilt is 84 1/2″ x 84 1/2″.
Perhaps you’d like to just make one bunny block and finish it into a wall hanging or pillow? There’s a Little Cottontail PDF pattern in the shop as well. It’s the same exact bunny block used in the Cottontail quilt but has finishing instructions for a pillow or wall hanging.
Spring Fling is made with a combination of fat eighths + fat quarters + half-yard cuts. It’s intended for intermediate skill level and uses a combination of easy corner triangles + and half-square triangles techniques to make the geometric floral shapes.
Here’s a never-before-seen Spring Fling mockup with a green background + yellow border. Both the background and border are the skinny stripe print from the Folktale collection.
Here comes the sun… sun-shaped quilt blocks, that is. Sun Shower can be made with fat eighths or fat quarters and is a quilt that looks a bit like a vintage tile floor. The colors of Folktale fabric are really what makes this a great spring quilt.
This Sun Shower pattern fits into the intermediate skill level category using easy-corner triangle + half-square triangle techniques.
One of my first quilt designs was Social Butterfly. This scrappy butterfly block is made with 18 fat quarters. Pick a variety of light and dark colors since you’ll be mixing and matching the colors around within each butterfly block.
Of course I had to make a miniature version of the Social Butterfly block. Meet Social Butterfly Mini–a miniature quilt finishes at 11 1/2″ x 11 1/2″.
Inspired by my bestselling Social Butterfly pattern, Butterfly Patch is an enlarged version of that sweet butterfly shape filled with beginner-level blocks for a sampler-sort of feel. Butterfly Patch is made with a Layer Cake (42 precut squares 10″ x 10″). You can buy a variety of Layer Cakes online–or make your own what you already have in your stash.
I used Lollipop Garden fabric for this original version–as well as a second version I made with a grey background. To see the grey background version (+ instructions on how to add a scrappy patchwork border), check out my post here.
No spring season would be complete without tulips. Holland is a tulip quilt that is a great intro to curved piecing if that is something you want to learn how to do. For this two-tone version, I used 1 yard of white fabric for the tulip top + 1 yard of white floral print for the tulip base. (You can use 10 fat quarters for a variety of tulip colors.) The two-tone version uses 1 3/4 yard of the green print. for the tulip stems. (You can use four assorted 1/2-yard cuts for a variety of tulip stems.)
Yep. More flower quilts. This one is Cottage Blossoms. The Cottage Blossoms blocks can be made with 1 Layer Cake (42 precut squares 10″ x 10″) or 10 fat quarters. Check out the custom quilting by Natalia Bonner on this one. Unbelievable.
It certainly looks happy mocked up in my Lollipop Garden collection. (This is a layer cake plugged in.)
Are you seeing a trend here? (I like mini quilts.) Here’s a miniature version of the Cottage Blossoms block made into a mini quilt. You can really have a lot of fun fussycutting the shape in the center like I did with the taupe floral print.
Now this flower quilt feels a little less literal than the others, which can be nice if you are going for a more traditional looking flower quilt. Bloomington is made with a Jelly Roll (40 precut strips 2 1/2″ x 40″) + whatever sashing accent color you’d like.
One of the things I love most about this pattern is the scrappy, stripe-y border. The Jelly Roll used for the blocks yields enough leftovers to include with border.