February 9 ~ Quilt of the Day

on February 9 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 64 Comments

Color Block Quilt
By Kirsty, Cast On Cast Off

Kirsty created this quilt from her “own design and concept.” The pattern uses 5″ colored squares bordered with some vintage shirting and Makower purple and olive fabrics. Learn more on Kirsty’s Cast On Cast Off blog.

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64 Responses to February 9 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. Charly says:

    I think it is one of my all time favourite quilts!

  2. Glaucia says:

    Love the bright color combination. It´s an interesting quilt.

  3. rachel says:

    I *love* this!

  4. Kristi Van Os says:

    It is very modern! You did good.

  5. Stephanie says:

    What a fabulous, simple quilt. I really like the idea of recycling fabrics for quilts. This simple design is inspiring. I think I could do this. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Sandy says:

    i really like the bold graphic feel of this quilt.

  7. Violet says:

    I really like the stripes in the fabric and thread. Great idea!

  8. Kieny says:

    Great use of colors and fabrics. Love the solids with the striped sashing.

  9. Red says:

    It’s simple but modern and dynamic, pretty color scheme.

  10. LadySnow says:

    Very interesting!

  11. Lola says:

    I really like the solids used in this quilt. I would love to have something like this in my house!

  12. Christine says:

    Very pretty quilt!

  13. alison says:

    What a beautiful quilt

  14. Cara says:

    So simple and yet, with the shirting, so very inspired.

  15. Ruth says:

    Very pretty. I’ve added so many new blogs to my feed reader this month – don’t know how I’m going to keep up with them all…

  16. skmparis says:

    wow, that is so simple but lovely!

  17. marisa says:

    What a great use of color! It’s fantastic.

  18. kim says:

    Sometimes simple is the best in quilts. Very pretty.

  19. Jody says:

    I just love this. The simplicity looks so sophisticated.

  20. Alex says:

    Kirsty’s quilt is one of my all time favourites!

  21. Anna says:

    Oh, lovely and modern! How great.

  22. Lil' d says:

    looks great!

  23. Libby says:

    A beautiful quilt. I love the simplicity, yet detailed work.

  24. mikawendy says:

    Oh, this is so pretty! The striped sashing strips are really effective, too.

  25. Deb says:

    Now that’s a different quilt! I, too, love the purple and green together.

  26. Carol says:

    Good use of stripes and stash. Plus, I’m a fan of purple and green!

  27. Amanda Kenny says:

    That is a beautiful quilt! I love the simplicity of design and complexity of color.

  28. trishia says:

    clever use of the stripe shirt fabric, I like how it looks like a basket weave.

  29. Myra says:

    The simplicity and bold colors remind me of Amish quilting.

  30. Gina says:

    Great color!

  31. Amy W says:

    Cool! It’s great!

  32. Lisa C says:

    This is a perfect “boy” quilt. What a great combination of colours. Very versatile for sizing too.

  33. Suzanne says:

    I love the colors and especially the quilting. So simple, yet very striking!

  34. Krishawn says:

    Just came across your blog–love it! Beautiful stuff! Very inspiring.

  35. Katie says:

    Very bold and interesting.

  36. Carrie says:

    Love the colors of this quilt and the simplicity of it…beautiful!

  37. Jen says:

    I love the simplicity of this quilt.

  38. jackie says:

    i love this. something i would definately make!

  39. Nada says:

    nicely done 🙂

  40. Kabira says:

    Yes, yes, yes, – a nephew wants a quilt without all that ‘flowery stuff’ – this could work!

  41. Shelley says:

    I love the simplicity of this. The great colors totally make it amazing.

  42. Margaret says:

    Such lovelies you have shared. Thanks!

  43. Courtney says:

    I really like the purple and olive together at the border and the use of the shirting around each block. Very pretty!

  44. Louise says:

    Thuis would be a great way to use some of tyhose solid color fabrics I have. Thanks, Hugs

  45. Jen says:

    Beautifully simplisitic! I LOVE it! The colors are wonderful and I like how the quilting just enhances the stripe-y feeling without being too much. Wonderful!

  46. Stacy says:

    Wow. That is BEAUTIFUL!

  47. sara says:

    great colors!

  48. Sam VanDerPuy says:

    This is so beautiful! I am loving all these quilts made from solids, they really let you focus on your color combining skills! Bring on the color wheel!

  49. michelle says:

    Love the colors!

  50. Mellissa says:

    Very pretty, I love quilts with a lot of color!

  51. Allison says:

    Wow – this is an excellent example of how color choice can really dictate the impact a quilt will have! Absolutely stunning.

  52. Rose L says:

    This is lovely – I like the colors. The kiddo its for will surely love it.

  53. Amber says:

    This is really pretty – I love the bold colors!

  54. mj says:

    Such a vintage look with this combination of colors!

  55. Melissa says:

    this is a great modern pattern!

  56. Andrea says:

    I love the simplicity in this quilt.

  57. Allison says:

    I love the colors in this quilt!! Looks great!!

  58. Cassie Ogle says:

    Very pretty! I love the purple and olive together.

  59. Valerie says:

    Really love it.
    Square quilts remain my favorite; I may be awed by complexity, but the squares just satisfy my soul.

  60. Julia D says:

    I love the lines and colors in this quilt! pretty.

  61. Michele says:

    I love the color combination…lovely work!

  62. Regina says:

    I love how the quilting stitches mimic the shirting stripes. Very simple but so very striking. Wow -these really have me thinking outside the box!

  63. Michelle says:

    Its beautiful!

  64. Lissa says:

    That is absolutely gorgeous! So many “modern” patterns leave me feeling cold, but the finished product is dynamite. Thanks for opening my mind by offering something new and different.

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