April 6 ~ Quilt of the Day

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Abstract Quilt by Caroline, Trillium Design

Caroline shows more views of her quilt in a post at Trillium Design. Caroline modified Amy Butler’s (free!) Mid Mod Quilt design for her version.

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83 Responses to April 6 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. Pam says:

    Wouldn’t that be Amy Butler’s (free!) “That’s a Puzzle” quilt pattern?

  2. That is just stunning! I want to try it!

  3. mathea says:

    I must bring myself to open my Jelly roll of solids to try something like this! Stunning!

  4. nikole terry says:

    A solid quilt is on my “to do” list, it’s gorgeous!

  5. Sarah S says:

    Very cool and modern. Love the solids!

  6. tscd says:

    Love it – it’s so quirky

  7. Paulina says:

    I like it! First time I saw such pattern. It’s very vivid. Cool!

  8. Tara says:

    I like your big wide white border, it all looks great together!

  9. Amber W says:

    love the wonkiness!

  10. Rose L says:


  11. Sara says:

    I love the strong earthy colors used in the this contrasted by the white. Nice!

  12. Greeblygreebly says:

    Like Jessica said, it really reminds me of some of the Gee’s Bend quilts I have seen. I love the colours, I really want to do a quilt with just solid colours soon.

  13. Carla says:

    That’s an eye catcher!

  14. Ethne says:

    I love these simple stunning designs

  15. Lynn says:

    Terrifice quilt. I’m really enjoying these quilt of the day quilts.

  16. Nichole says:

    This is a great design – love the solids and how the wide, blank border sets off the center.

  17. Michele says:

    Love how simple it is!

  18. Dot says:

    such wonderful use of color and a joyful design

  19. Fran says:

    Great color choices !
    Very striking quilt .

  20. Lee says:

    Great colors, I could get into making this quilt.

  21. PeachRainbow says:

    Eye Catching Colors!

  22. Sylvie says:

    What a nice quilt!
    I love the solid colours!

  23. Aniza says:

    I love the simplicity concept and it makes a pretty quilt

  24. alisha says:

    I love the use of solids.

  25. susan h says:

    the colors are bold! love the pattern 🙂

  26. Molly says:

    Beautiful and fun.

  27. Oh, this is quilt is in my favorites on Flickr. I just love the simplicity, vibrant colors, and wide white border.

  28. Melissa says:

    I love the colors!

  29. I like this quilt a lot. It is so my style!

  30. DebbieKL says:

    Great color selection!

  31. Rachel says:

    Honestly, I just don’t go for the “crazy” quilt style. But, this is a nice use of solids.

  32. Nezabudkina says:

    I love this idea – the quilt looks like a painting in a frame! Just beautful 🙂

  33. Jen L says:

    great colors!

  34. Patty says:

    I love how the black wedges just pop on this quilt!

  35. Char says:

    Love the quilt!

  36. Katrina H says:

    I like the simplicity it’s not over the top.

  37. Katie says:

    Very bold!

  38. Becky says:

    Just looking at this quilt makes me happy. It has that look of … “oh, yeah, I can see how you would do this.” And then I start thinking too hard about it and … well, it’s gone. I will have to use the tutorial.

  39. Kaye Prince says:

    Very cool; I love the wonkiness!

  40. Laura says:

    Nice. Unique.

  41. Elizabeth says:

    I love this modern take on the rail fence pattern. Great idea!

  42. Dorte says:

    I love the wonkiness and the simplicity together – great job!

  43. Angela says:

    love the use of all the jewel toned solids!!!

  44. sharon says:

    Love this quilt! Thanks Sharonj.

  45. Marcia W. says:

    Mod is the perfect name for the design feel of this quilt.

  46. Melissa says:

    I am always looking for great ideas that look amazing but don’t take long to put together. Thanks!

  47. kim says:

    Made an original quilt with batiks. I love the way the color pops in this variation- gonna try it, too.

  48. Britt says:

    This quilt is gorgeous! Solids really elevate the design somehow.

  49. Danielle says:

    I love the simplicity of this quilt

  50. Becca says:

    This is so neat & modern!

  51. Megan Presley says:

    Love the bright colors!

  52. ~Helena~ says:

    That is a nice quilt. The colors are nice.

  53. Andi says:

    I love the solids and the white border really makes those bright colours stand out.

  54. Amy says:

    I really want to play around with solid colors too. This is beautiful and very inspiring.

  55. sarah says:

    I like the color combo used here.

  56. Deb V says:

    That quilt is really cute.

  57. Jessica says:

    It reminds me a lot of the Gee’s Bend Quilts

  58. Cristi says:


  59. I would have to say that it is a keeper. I really like it a lot!

  60. Kathy says:

    This reminds me of the Gee’s Bend quilts. I love it!

  61. Karo says:

    another great example of how beautiful simplicity can be. very lovely! 🙂

  62. Louby Lou says:

    Fantastic! I love the composition of this one against the plain white.

  63. 4vs1 says:

    Wow! I love that! Never seen those uneven lines before in a quilt! Very fun!!! Love the bright colours too!

  64. elle says:

    Nice colours and graphics!

  65. Upstatelisa says:

    I’m in love with this style! I chose it for my month on our flickr group “row 10” so I can hardly wait to haven’t own!

  66. Kelly says:

    Beautiful combination of color and white!

  67. Sara says:

    I love all the slanted, unevenness (if you will) of this type of quilting..very vibrant!

  68. Southern Gal says:

    That’s beautiful.

  69. Sorahart says:

    Ahhh, a quilt design where you don’t have to be exact!

  70. Kelli says:

    I thought it looked vaguely familiar–I almost made the mid-modern quilt a couple months back for a friend! I like this one–it’s more modern than I typically go for, but it’s so simple at the same time.

  71. Erin says:

    This is fantastic!

  72. Rene says:

    I love how the colors are surrounded in white!

  73. DebbieB says:

    That’s really nice. I love the way large white border makes the colors pop. The quilting is fantastic too!

  74. Jenny says:

    great quilt, add this to my ‘to do’ list!!!!!

  75. lisap says:

    The Abstract Quilt is such a striking way to use up scraps from another project; the color combinations are endless! Thanks to the creator of this quilt for sharing it!

  76. Ramona says:

    I love the bright jewel tone colors in this quilt. What a lovely way to showcase solids.

  77. Myra says:

    Interesting take on the rail fence block.

  78. Patty Simmons says:

    What a gorgeous quilt! It does remind me of the Gee’s Bend quilts with a more modern touch.

  79. Amanda says:

    I saw the Amy Butler quilt on Amy Butler’s website and loved it! But I love this modification as well! It’s a cool quilt.

  80. Ruth Fidino says:

    Beautiful colors in a striking arrangement. So simple with a big visual impact.

  81. Cathy A says:

    Wow…that is stunning!

  82. MamaBee says:

    Beautiful quilt!

  83. I love this quilt! It has a retro feel, but such a modern look! Great work!

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