April 9 ~ Quilt of the Day

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Squares Quilt by Robin, Simply Robin

Be sure to check out more of Robin’s work at Simply Robin and in her quilting set on Flickr. Beautiful!

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211 Responses to April 9 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. Victoria says:

    Truly beautiful. Colorful, clean… love the quilting, too!

  2. debbi dw says:

    liberated and lovely!

  3. Rachel says:

    Beautiful! Like a stained glass window but better!

  4. Tanya H. says:

    Love all the solids in this block quilt. Gorgeous and fun at the same time!

  5. Lisa says:

    This quilt is simply beautiful. I really like the quilting detail and the play in color and value. Inspirational, thank you.

  6. This quilt is amazingly beautiful! I love the colors and the pattern!

  7. Cinnamon Sangria says:

    So beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Megan Presley says:

    I love the colors in this quilt!! And the design is just wonderful!

  9. Elizabeth Durand says:

    The pictures in the Flickr set took my breath away. Now I want my scissors and a stack of fabric. Must become independently wealthy so job doesn’t keep getting in the way.

  10. Larici says:

    Just beautiful.

  11. I love all the bright colors.

  12. auschick says:

    So gorgeous!!

  13. Diana says:

    Love this!

  14. Kelli says:

    Love the colors, love the simple shapes, LOVE the quilting! This is a great one!!

  15. Tara says:

    What lovely colors! How wonderful you dye then sew it all too! Great fat binding.

  16. Andrea says:

    this really inspires me to break out the fat quarter pack I bought last year and get to work on a quilt. I have only finished one quilt in my life and I really want to get another under my belt.
    These are great! her top stitching is so cool. her shapes are so fun.

  17. Ethne says:

    Simply stunning – love the colours

  18. Nezabudkina says:

    I love this quilt!

  19. Amy L says:

    What a beautiful work of art!

  20. Wendy D. P. says:

    I adore this quilt! It’s so fun!

  21. Amy Harry says:

    simple a beautiful. 🙂


  22. Lindsey says:

    What a wonderful quilt. I wish I had the confidence to use only plain colours in a quilt. Maybe someday.

  23. sang says:

    Beautiful quilt, love all the colors!

  24. Becca says:

    Beautiful quilt!

  25. emily says:

    what a beautiful photographa of a beautiful quilt!

  26. autumnesf says:

    Love it!

  27. kathy says:

    That quilt is just so beautiful, I keep linking back to it just to look at it. It’s bold and gorgeous.

  28. KarenB says:

    Fabulous colours, and amazing that it’s all done in solids. So eyecatching.

  29. Marianne says:

    So pretty! The picture is fantastic.

  30. sewlindaann says:

    I love the color combinations. It’s abstract and fun!

  31. beth says:

    One of these days, I’d like to make a quilt like that!

  32. Marcelle says:

    These colors really stand out. Well done Robin I love your quilts, really like the Rainforest one 🙂

  33. Jacqui says:

    This is just, just, so wonderful! You get used to seeing prints and clever and complicated ways of using them it’s almost a relief to see such bold and simple design. Love it.

  34. Somer says:

    Wow, that is beautiful.

  35. Erin Compton says:

    Oh my! I am LOVING quilts made in solids. They are absolutely stunning, this one especially.

  36. Holly says:

    Love the bright colors!

  37. Courtney says:

    I love the use of solid colored fabrics in this quilt!

  38. Bridget says:

    How inspiring!! Gorgeous

  39. Karen says:

    LOVE the colors and the simplicity of the quilt!

  40. Cristi says:

    Very eye-catching.

  41. Diana says:

    This is so simple and pretty!

  42. Latrilla says:

    As I learn more about quilting, I think it is the quilting and nontraditional use of fabric that makes qults so beautiful.

  43. Claudia says:

    Just wonderful!

  44. rosie says:

    what a gorgeous quilt…i love the colors and the stitching on the front.

  45. Erin says:

    Wow- I love the randomness- you’ve made it look so easy! Keep up the beautiful work.

  46. THe quilting on this is so FUN and adds so much to the quilt.

  47. Elizabeth says:

    This is just stunning! It reminds me of a kaleidescope or a stained glass window.

  48. Manechka says:

    This quilt is beautiful and looks so difficult to make!

  49. Julia says:

    This is absolutely stunning! I love the colors & shapes. Beautiful!

  50. Kim says:

    Lovely!!! Very inspiring!

  51. Fran says:

    Beautiful in it’s simplicity &
    wild , wonderful colors !!!
    Smashing !

  52. Vicki K says:

    That is my favorite kind of quilt – the random geometrics with the softness of quilting. Gorgeous!

  53. ann says:

    This is the quilt I want to make next! Thanks for the inspiration!

  54. Elizabeth says:

    Love the colors and the quilting! Beautiful work 🙂

  55. Deb V says:

    What a pretty quilt. I love the bright colors.

  56. Rochelle says:

    I love the randomness of the squares and rectangles with the order of the quilting lines.

  57. Katie says:

    Holy smokes! That’s beautiful!

  58. Sheryl says:

    Really beautiful!

  59. Sarah says:

    Yet another example of this artist’s eye for incredible beauty. Love, love, love her quilts.

  60. Kelly K says:

    Brilliant, I love quilt month!

  61. Carolyn says:

    Great use of color.

  62. Mandy says:

    I don’t konw what I love more, the shapes and colors, or the quilting! Absolutely lovely! 🙂

  63. lucy Johnson says:

    amazing colours

  64. Wow, what a beautiful, beautiful quilt. I just love it.

  65. I really love this quilt and the quilting. It seams simple, but you just have to think of it. I could be looking at it for ages. Well done!

  66. Annabel says:

    What beautiful rich colours! I’m looking for a not-too-bedroomy design for a couch potato quilt, this could be it!

  67. Melissa says:

    Love the gorgeous solids of this quilt, and the way the quilting is done in different directions like the blocks. Simply stunning.

  68. Sylvie says:

    What a great quilt!

  69. Jeannie says:

    Robin’s quilts just make me happy. The colors and stitch are beautiful.

  70. PeachRainbow says:

    Very Bold & Bright!

  71. Cathy A says:

    Amazing and stunning!

  72. Lovely! It reminds me of a tissue paper collage! Such amazing colours.

  73. I absolutely adore this quilt! Just wonderful!

  74. Cindy says:

    This is a wonderful quilt–simply electric!

  75. Rick says:

    Love the colors and the combinations in this quilt. What great inspiration!

  76. Alisha says:

    What beautiful quilts!

  77. Rose L says:

    Love the colors and the way the quilting changes directions… a cool variation on straight lines!

  78. Sara says:

    This is a quilt I would want on my bed!

  79. Stacey says:

    Love the color blocking in this quilt. Really really nice. I usually shy away from solids but this makes me want to search my local store for some.

  80. georgia says:

    Oh wow! This quilt really speaks to me. I love modern quilts–this one is absolutely phenomenal.

  81. upstatelisa says:


  82. Liz says:

    oh, beautiful! another one i would not have thought up by myself–wow!!!!!

  83. Alicia says:

    Love this quilt! The colors, design, and quilting are all wonderful.

  84. The colors are rich and glorious. I think I’m in love now. I love how the different size squares and shapes work together to create something that looks like a whole cloth quilt. It’s magic.

  85. Michelle says:

    Wow! That is amazing!

  86. Robyn has a way with color for sure!!

  87. Rachel says:

    Very pretty quilt!

  88. Georgia says:

    Oh wow – that quilt it just stunning, and the quilting makes it even more so!

  89. MamaMel says:

    Beautiful! I love the bright colors! 🙂

  90. jacquie says:

    can’t get enough of her work! fabulous job, robin!!

  91. ~Helena~ says:

    Such a colorful quilt, charming.

  92. Kelli says:

    Gorgeous colors! So well done.

  93. Southern Gal says:

    Love the vibrant colors.

  94. Shawn says:

    Wonderful! Simply wonderful!

  95. Patty Simmons says:

    Beautiful bold and modern colors!

  96. tjesa says:

    Wow…love this quilt.

  97. Melissa says:

    I really love these colors!

  98. sharon says:

    Colours are so great! Thanks Sharonj.

  99. Margaret Hurst says:

    Gorgeous colors and enjoyed the others on Flickr

  100. Sandi says:

    Wow, this is just gorgeous! I love the complete disregard for what colors “go” together. Obviously, they all go together!

  101. Sarah says:

    Lovely quilt. The colors are beautiful.

  102. Lori Murray says:

    GORGEOUS! Wow! Thanks for sharing!

  103. An says:

    Love the variety of colors!!

  104. Sam says:

    Love, love, LOVE the solids!

  105. Gina F says:


  106. lisa says:

    How gorgeous! This one really speaks to me – the quilting gives it such a refined look.

  107. Melissa says:

    I love the way this was quilted. Amazing!!

  108. Absolutely spectacular!

  109. Nicole N. says:

    I just love this quilt! I love how the solids come together to create something so festive!

  110. Andi says:

    Stunning use of solids.
    Andi 🙂

  111. DebbieKL says:

    Wow – love this quilt! So simple and beautiful!

  112. Corvus says:

    That is utterly gorgeous.

  113. Amber W says:

    love the quilting of individual blocks.

  114. Suzanne says:

    Love it! Inspires me to try something with all solids.

  115. Sara says:

    Sew Beautiful to me!!

  116. Candi says:

    Oh boy. I’m going to start collecting some solids…

  117. Rebecca says:

    Gorgeous! Looks like a post-modern interpretation of an amish quilt.

  118. Kaye Prince says:

    Ohhh, I really love the use of solids in this quilt – the effect is quite pretty!

  119. Katrina H says:

    This is my kind of quilt!

  120. Sara Hemmeke says:

    I love the bold colors and understated simplicity of this quilt!

  121. Freda says:

    I love all these bright colors.

  122. Lee says:

    i have been wondering what to do with the solids I have been collecting, this is beautiful

  123. Marcia W. says:

    Nice color block quilt!

  124. sommerkind says:

    I like that the stricty geometric design really empaziss the colours.

  125. Erica says:

    A lovely quilt, I love solids!

  126. Megan L says:

    WOW! I wish my machine could handle a quilt like that!

  127. Jeni says:

    I so admire quilts that are made with all solids. Beautiful!

  128. Lovely-I love the un-symetricalness of the pattern.

  129. Julia in WDM says:

    Love the look and the colors. must visit robin now.

  130. Morgan says:

    So simply yet so fun! Love it!

  131. sarah says:

    Wow – I think we often forget how stunning solids can be!

  132. Yup, her quilts are gorgeous! I’ve been a fan of hers for years!

  133. Natacha says:

    I love solid colours. Thank you for helping us discover all these amazing quilters.

  134. Jenna C. says:

    love how the quilting changes directions depending on the long axis of the piece!

  135. Laura Pearce says:

    What a stunning quilt!

  136. Linda says:

    I love the colors and the actual quilting on this quilt!

  137. Erin says:

    Wow gorgeous!!

  138. Kiza M says:

    Love this! The use of so many different colors is really nice, and I love that all of the squares aren’t perfectly square.

  139. Tess says:

    Gorgeous colors!

  140. Chancy says:

    This is stunning. I love the simplicity of all solid colors but the complexity of mixing them up and doing a non-regular pattern.

  141. Andi says:

    Oh. My. All of her quilts are amazing. Wow! I love all the solid colours.

  142. Regina says:

    This is GORGEOUS! Love the texture!

  143. mab says:

    That’s really beautiful! I like how she only used solids, but the way she puts them together makes it more vibrant than many of the printed quilts I’ve seen. Great job!

  144. pam says:

    Love the solids and colors!

  145. Genevieve says:

    Wow! What beautiful rich colors!

  146. Karyli says:

    What a work of art!

  147. Christine says:

    I agree. I love all the bright colors!

  148. MamaBee says:


  149. Julie says:

    i love the way you quilted it – such great texture!

  150. jm says:

    love this!

  151. Louby Lou says:

    Gorgeous! I must have ago at a quilt using just solids, it’s just so beautiful!

  152. Carla says:

    Love the random scrappyness of this quilt. I like solids too. Great job!

  153. Sorahart says:

    Wow, bold & bright colors. Nice work!

  154. Karo says:

    this is beautiful! i especially love the quilting on this. very inspiring.

  155. Rachelle says:

    I love this quilt. The colors are fantastic.

  156. Doris says:

    Hadn’t seen this one before–WOW!

  157. Leah says:

    So beautiful! I love the colors and the unpredictable “wonky” squares thrown into the mix.

  158. Amy says:

    This is definitely my favorite! It’s sooo pretty, and I love the colors! Another thing I like about it is the quilting.

  159. Serena says:

    The colors are so beautiful!

  160. Rene says:


  161. Rita says:

    I love your bold colors in Squares Quilt. I tend to be a bit more subdued, but I always love a colorful quilt. Maybe I need to cut the rope that binds me to the “subdued dock”!

  162. Jessy says:

    I am so in love with this quilt. It speaks to who I am. So I went and checked out her flickr quilts set and added more than half to my faves. This woman is talented and inspiring.

  163. Lisa Eichholtz says:

    Love the info on flat dying…I’ve dyed in jars and in ziploc baggies…I’m intrigued at the layering of the fabric and the plastic…must try that….

  164. Melody says:

    That is a beautiful quilt!!

  165. Sarah says:

    Wow, this is just beautiful….totally inspiring!!

  166. Sarah says:

    i love quilts made with all solid colors – so stunning!

  167. Erika says:

    I love the colors!

  168. amy c. says:

    i love this quilt.

  169. Amanda says:

    I love this quilt. I love at first glance it is a beutifly simple quilt, but at second examination you see all of the different sizes and ways the shapes are places make it an even more beautiful piece.

  170. Melinda says:

    Gosh that is just gorgeous! Very simple, bright colors, and beautifully quilted! Nice work!

  171. Pam says:

    I love this! It makes me want to buy a pack of all solids and not have to worry about pattern scale.

  172. qsogirl says:

    oh this is beautiful. it reminds me of stained glass.

  173. Desiree says:

    loving the colors on this quilt!

  174. Michelle says:

    Beautiful! Who says solids can’t be exciting?

  175. Heather S says:

    Wow!! Gorgeous!

  176. I love how many different sizes this has!

  177. Jessica says:

    I want to try this one out!

  178. loving it! It’s amazing how beautifully straightline quilting sets of solid colour quilts!

  179. elena says:

    Wow love the colors and the shape of each block. Fantastic! It will be great to have a tutorial! 😀

  180. Kathleen says:

    Love the colors! Think this would be great in a youngsters room.

  181. carolyn says:

    Wow! I love this. So bright and cheerful.

  182. Laurel says:

    So bright and cheery! Love it.

  183. erin says:

    the texture looks amazing!

  184. sara says:

    Such a cheerful quilt!

  185. gwyneth says:


  186. Tong says:

    I LOVE solid quilts, and have admired Robin’s beautiful work on Flickr for a while. Oh, and she has a gorgeous kitchen too as seen in this photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/simplyrobin/4331440884/in/set-72157612266629722/

  187. Michele says:

    That is absolutely wonderful!

  188. delitealex says:

    Beautiful colors.

  189. Kristine says:

    I’m loving Robin’s style! The colors are so vivid!

  190. Holly says:

    So pretty! I’ve never made a quilt with only solids, thanks for the inspiration!

  191. Christina says:

    What a gorgeous quilt!! This is absolutely inspiring!

  192. Kerry says:

    I think the colors on this are simply stunning!

  193. sookhyun says:

    beautiful! this is amazing and reminds me of korean blankets because of the bold red colors!

  194. Morgan says:

    Just gorgeous!

  195. Brooke says:

    I am loving the inspiration that I’m getting from all of these quilts!

  196. Melanie says:

    I love this quilt! The colors are so bright and happy!

  197. beth lehman says:

    i LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, robin’s quilts. so often we see so much pattern in fabrics, but i love the simplicity of solids!

  198. Rachel says:

    The tones are so lovely!

  199. Andi says:

    Gorgeous! I especially like the lines of quilting.

  200. 4vs1 says:

    I’m loving seeing all these nice bright coloured quilts! Spring is in the air!!! 🙂

  201. Becky says:

    That quilt is absolutely gorgeous. The simplicity of it is amazingly beautiful.

  202. Matthias says:

    I love this quilt. I’m planning a mostly solid color quilt for my second son, and I’ve been nervous that it won’t look good. This gives me much hope!

  203. Rachel says:

    I wish I could figure out how to do the smaller-style quilting like she’s done – like on the small blue square on the right side, how it goes back and forth…can you do that without moving the whole quilt around and around?

  204. Val Miller says:

    I love this! So simple, so many colours, just great!!

  205. Ramona says:


  206. I love bright plane color quilts. They are always so cheery!

  207. Marcie says:

    This quilt speaks to my soul. I love all the bright colors.

  208. Dianne says:

    WOWW, i love your use of solids. The squares give it impact.

  209. Elizabeth says:

    This is so pretty! I love it!

  210. Karen says:

    My favorite of your quilts of the day so far! This is just gorgeous!

  211. Sara Suzanne Sews says:

    I love all of the bright colors!

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