I am very excited to share this week’s tutorial. I’ll be showing how to create my Charming Rainbows quilt design!
This quilt is great for scraps, fat quarters, and precuts (and doesn’t actually have to be made in rainbow colors, but it sure is lovely as a rainbow!). It designed for using 24 different colored fabrics, but it boils down to only 3 different quilt blocks, so it’s great for any skill level!
This tutorial is also special because it’s the first time I’m offering a companion PDF for a Whitney Sews video tutorial! PDF instrucitons have been requested many, many times over the years and I’m finally giving them a try. I have decided to create PDFs for some of my future how tos that are more complicated or need extra cutting/piecing directions. However creating a PDF takes a lot of extra time and energy, so I will be charging a few dollars for them. But don’t worry, I still have lots of completely free video how tos coming up!
Since this is the first PDF and a favorite project of mine the PDF will be FREE for the first two weeks! In the four page PDF you will find a full color photo of the quilt, cutting details, sewing instructions, and graphics for piecing the quilt together. You can click HERE to find it!
When I designed this quilt I was playing around with several designs (all in rainbow order!) and this was the one I decided to make first. Below is my original sketch side-by-side with the finished quilt. Pretty similar if I do say so 🙂
Click HERE to check out the video portion of the tutorial and see just how easy this quilt is to make!
You may have noticed in some of the photos the backing and binding also included some rainbow color order piecing. I loved adding those extra details and think they really add to the quilt. Check out the video HERE to see more of those details.
I hope you enjoy the project as much as I do! If you give this quilt a try, make sure to share a pic with #CharmingRainbowsQuilt so I can see it!
If you have a stash like mine with enough coordinating fabrics to make something like this without even stepping into the store then you might enjoy my Sew Your Stash facebook group.
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Until next time, Happy Sewing!