Hot Summer Quilts
Heat up your summer quilting with tropical prints, citrus colors, and beach-worthy designs. From throws to table toppers, you’ll find all the patterns you need to turn your home into an oasis.
Bright solids and a plethora of paisleys pack a punch in a summer quilt.
Purposefully arranged triangle-squares produce a chevron pattern in a summer-theme wall hanging. Pops of color in the beach-theme border echo the bright prints and batiks in the quilt center.
Perfect Picnic Table Setting
Lots of triangles create the wow factor in this colorful tabletop trio.
Beachy T-Shirt Throw
Life’s a beach with this sand castle-inspired T-shirt throw. A muted background of tone-on-tone tans and ocean blues lets the summer-theme shirts shine in the sun.
Cut bright batik fabrics in strips to form vibrant geometric blocks. Vivid blue sashing frames the eye-popping blocks.
Combine light blue and pink prints for an updated take on nautical style. An embroidered underwater scene adds whimsy to this pillow.
Nautical Baby Quilt
Make a splash with a nautical-theme crib quilt. Stitched in pink prints and rose polka dots, this baby quilt will make a great gift for any baby girl.
Watermelon Table Topper
Use the flip-and-sew method to make this watermelon table runner.
Lost Ship blocks rotated 180° form bright orange and orange-and-pink vessels swimming in a cream sea. A green print inner border provides an unexpected pop of cool color.
Mango Tango Throw
Each block of this sizzling, south-of-the-border 54-1/2-square throw uses nine assorted stripe, plaid, and solid fabrics.
Sea and Sand Quilt
Combine batik and tone-on-tone fabrics in an easy-to-piece quilt that conquers images of the ocean.
Tropical Crossing Wall Hanging
Bright batik fabrics pop off a light, scrappy background in this wall hanging.
Pineapple Twist Wall Quilt
A square and cross pattern takes center stage on this wall hanging, which contains four Pineapple blocks.
An X marks the spot on this table topper, where Four-Patch blocks and X blocks form a large overall X. Sea blues and sandy tans contrast perfectly with pops of red and orange.
Citrus Patch Throw
Citrus prints combine beautifully in a sunny throw.
Blue Jeans Quilt
Recycle your old blue jeans into an easy, pieced throw perfect for a summer picnic.
Nautical Pinwheels Quilt
Make pinwheels pop by using a navy blue print and a crisp, solid white for the large triangle-squares.
A playful palette of citrus colors—orange, green, and yellow—brings a summery look to this wall hanging. Careful placement of triangle-squares produces pairs of star blocks.
Two-Block Citrus Quilt
Use setting rectangles grouped by color families to create diagonal patterns across a quilt top.
Here Comes the Sun
You’ll have sunshine on a cloudy day with this cheery throw that features yellow bursting through black and gray. Geometric prints lend a modern feel to a traditional block and color combination.
Two-Block Kid’s Quilt
Set a circus scene on a crib quilt with animal-theme novelty prints.
Sherbet Rail Fence
Make a cheerful summer throw of cleverly arranged Rail Fence blocks. Cheerful sherbet-tone prints liven up this traditional, easy-to-piece pattern.
Floating Boxes Quilt
For a striking, fresh take on modern quiltmaking, piece together blocks of bright fabric and frame them in a stylish sashing of pieced rectangles.
Salute to Summer
Greens and grays bring a modern feel to this otherwise red, white, and blue table runner that can be used long after summer ends. Carefully combining triangle-squares results in the fun banner shapes.
Applique Fan Quilt
Appliqued fans in sky blue and sunny yellow are perfect for a day spent outdoors.
Hot and Cold Wall Hanging
Mix hot and cool colors in a large wall hanging. A fiery border offsets the calming sea of blues in the center.
Blue Ocean Waves
Serene aquas and cool blues rule in a tranquil wall hanging. Soft prints and large floral fabrics result in Ocean Waves blocks with less defined edges, adding to the relaxed feel of the piece.
Tropical Blooms Wall Hanging
The black tone-on-tone background provides subtle movement in this wall hanging, yet doesn’t compete with the appliqué flowers.
Tropical Medallion Wall Hanging
Tropical fabrics give this wall hanging an island vibe. Fussy-cut tropical birds and dragonflies appear in the Square-in-a-Square blocks in the middle border.
Tropical Patches Wall Quilt
A bevy of batiks results in a tropical-look wall hanging. Punches of orange and pops of teal interspersed throughout the patchwork draw the eye around the quilt and add sparkle.
Rectangle Bargello Quilt
Alternate strips of blue dot fabrics and pieced novelty prints to create a bargello design.
Pinwheels Table Runner
This table topper is easy breezy! Use assorted dark prints for the pinwheels and lighter fabrics for the block backgrounds to make the pinwheels pop.