Rainbow 4-Patch Baby Quilt

Friday, June 7, 2019

 Hi friends!  It's been a minute and I've been meaning to share a few quilts that I finished a while ago.
Today I want to share a fun, little baby quilt I made that is a little out of the norm for me.  

Back in October, I participated in a block swap for these low-volume/bright 4-Patches.
The individual squares were cut at 3" to make 5" (finished) 4-Patches.

A swap for 4-Patches was really fun to participate in because 
they're so quick and easy to make but there are so many possibilities 
of what you can do with them!

I ended up putting four like-colored 4-Patches together to make one big block.  
Then I sewed them together in a rainbow fashion with 1-1/2" (cut) low-volume 
sashing strips between.  I then added a 2" (cut) low-volume border that's different on each side.

Here's a little sneak peek of the back; a navy blue buffalo check fabric that I had in my stash.
I love it!  And I love my little helper!

Denae Hansen of Plain Jain Quilting in American Fork, Utah quilted it for me 
with a geometric triangle pattern to go along with the modern feel of this quilt!  
It was a new-to-me pattern and I really like the way it turned out!

One of my favorite parts of this quilt is the scrappy rainbow binding!
It wasn't too hard to get the colors of the binding to coordinate with the colors of the 
blocks and I think it adds a fun finishing touch!

I love that these blocks came from a swap; instant variety in color and print!

Also, are you thinking what I'm thinking?
This would be a great stash buster quilt! 

Well, I hope you found some inspiration here today.
Did I make you want to whip up some 4-Patches?  Or maybe make a rainbow quilt?
Or try a scrappy, rainbow binding?

It feels so good to do something different once in a while.
Tell me, what is the most recent thing you've done recently that was out of your "box"?
Leave a comment below!