Showcase Solids in Quilts
Solid fabrics and solid lookalikes like tone-on-tones are becoming a popular way to add texture and interest to a quilt! Use them as backgrounds and borders to make prints stand out or use them in blocks as a way to show off quilting and beautiful piecing.
Straight Furrows Log Cabin
Seemingly mismatched prints come together beautifully in this table topper. In the Pinwheel units, bright fabrics peek through a solid background.
Pack a punch with a plethora of paisleys and woven blocks made from carefully placed solid strips.
A mix of cranberry reds, sage greens, and rose petal pinks combine with a range of neutrals to create a simple quilt. Tone-on-tones ensure that each fabric stands out.
Easy Triangles Table Topper
In each diagonal row of this table runner, triangles alternate between soft stripes and heathered solids.
Sweet Retreat Quilt
Update a room with a pieced coverlet in flirty florals, dainty checks, and pretty prairie points against a tone-on-tone white fabric.
Gather a variety of cool-tone solids for tree blocks, set the blocks side-by-side, and frame them with a narrow border to make a forest-inspired wall quilt.
Flying Four-Patch Wall Hanging
To make a scrappy, small-scale quilt, select solids or tone-on-tones in a wide range of hues.
Double X Wall Hanging
Showcase a large floral in the center of tone-on-tones and a dark triangle-squares.
What a Hoot Throw
Solid whites, browns, and creams balance the bright prints in this owl quilt. Plenty of open space also leaves you room for creative quilting.
Simple Squares and Bars
Shot cottons in solid jewel tones make up a super-simple quilt.
Fused Garden Blooms
The small prints and tone-on-tones in this quilt act as solids for the fused flowers and vines.
Fat Quarter Bed Quilt
Floral fat quarters form pieced stripes on this easy quilt. Solid watermelon pink strips and a yellow background show off quilting.
Solid Squares Bed Quilt
Bright solid-color squares pop off the gray background in this simple-to-sew grid quilt.
Blooming 16-Patch Throw
Darker tone-on-tones in this quilt act stand out against lighter prints to create a diamond shape on this wall hanging. Frame the quilt with head-turning borders.
Reproduction-Look Doll Quilt
Triangle-squares rotate this way and that to create an overall diamond pattern. A variety of prints are held together visually by the use of a single solid blue fabric.
Bright Four-Patch Throw
Rich black tone-on-tone background fabrics let lively Four-Patch units sparkle in this Amish-look quilt.
Circle and Square Throw
Use a solid tan to help circles and squares stand out on a quick and easy lap quilt.