Quilting Color Trend: Purple
Purple is an emerging color in quilting projects. See a collection of free quilt patterns that feature purple fabrics.
On the Fly 10-Inch Block
Trim It Tote
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.
Framed Floral Wall Hanging
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.
Splashes of Color
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.
Fast Flower Appliqué
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.
Simple Squares & Bars
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.
Square Tile Floor
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.
Cool Four-Patch Runner
Cool batik fabrics make a splash in an easy Four-Patch table runner.
Go to Cool Four-Patch Runner.
On the Fly 8-Inch Block
Create foundation-pieced dragonflies using a variety of purple prints.
Go to On the Fly 8-Inch Block.
Hourglass Stars Wall Hanging
Careful fabric placement forms a secondary star in the center of a bright wall hanging.
Go to Hourglass Stars Wall Hanging.