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Colorful Steps

Go bright and bold with geometric tone-on-tones and a solid white. These prints create visual movement in the Rail Fence quilt. Fabrics are from the Color Union collection by Studio RK for Robert Kaufman Fabrics.


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Inspired by On the Rails from designer Sarah Maxwell of Designs by Sarah J

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



•    1 yard solid white (blocks)

•    1⁄4 yard each of orange, red, purple, and dark blue tone-on-tones (blocks)

•    1⁄3 yard each of gold, teal , pink, and dark red tone-on-tones (blocks)

•    1⁄2 yard each of green, yellow, dark orange, and blue tone-on-tones (blocks)

•    1⁄2 yard binding fabric

•    3-1⁄2 yards backing fabric

•    63" square batting


Finished quilt: 54-1⁄2 " square

Finished block: 9" square



Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.