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Shift Change

Create subtle shifts in color with ombré fabric. The large pieces allow you to utilize the gradient effect and to see the shade changes in each fabric strip. Fabrics are from the Ombre collection by V and Co. for Moda Fabrics.


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Inspired by Easy Going from designer Christa Watson

Quilt tester: Jan Ragaller



•    21—18×21" pieces (fat quarters) assorted ombré prints in purple, blue, pink, aqua, yellow, red, and green (blocks)

•    5⁄8 yard binding fabric

•    3-7⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    69×79" batting


Finished quilt: 60-1⁄2 ×70-1⁄2"

Finished block: 10" 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.


Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. 


From assorted ombré prints, cut: 

•    84—5×10-1⁄2" rectangles

•    42—1-1⁄2 ×10-1⁄2" rectangles

From binding fabric, cut: 

•    7—2-1⁄2 ×42" strips for binding