Quilting Color Trend: Purple
Purple is an emerging color in quilting projects. See a collection of free quilt patterns that feature purple fabrics.
Crisp, cool purples, greens, and blues inspired designer Mabeth Oxenreider to create an exquisite bed quilt and matching ensemble of pillows.
Go to Pastel Delectable Mountains .
A combination of purple hues—including violet, periwinkle, lavender—team up in a quilt that features foundation-pieced dragonflies.
Go to On the Fly 10-Inch Block .
Embellish a tote bag with light and dark purple trims, such as velvet, silk, chenille, and grosgrain ribbon, to add dimension and texture.
Go to Trim It Tote .
Shades of purple in the block, middle border, and outer border create a serene, evening-garden palette in a single-block wall hanging.
Go to Framed Floral Wall Hanging .
Mix and match sherbet-tone batiks in an easy bed quilt. Use the coloring diagram provided to plan your own version.
Go to Splashes of Color .
Create a faux headboard by fusing flower appliqués to three rectangular blocks. Stitch up extra blocks to make coordinating throw pillows or a lap-size quilt.
Go to Fast Flower Appliqué .
Use analogous colors—colors next to each other on the color wheel—to create a warm, yet intense color scheme.
Go to Simple Squares & Bars .
Draw on muted tones from a floral border print to attract attention to the center of a quilt. Cream setting squares allow purple Irish Chain blocks to shine.
Go to Square Tile Floor .
In this elegant throw, fussy-cut floral prints alternate with purple center units in Square-in-a-Square blocks.
Go to Tuscan Villa .