Quilting is one of the favorite pastimes for many and you must indeed have a whale of a time in stitching colorful fabrics to design a pretty quilt. Instead of the long or full quilts you could make a sleek and elegant one just in the shape of a window. You could use the cathedral quilt pattern where modular blocks are made in an interlocking pattern in the shape of a circle. The volume of the fabrics used is high while the tops are heavy. Check out the interesting patterns and designs to make window quilt.
This tutorial gives you an insight on how to make a cathedral window quilt, which may be difficult at the onset but would be easy once you get a grip of it.
If planning to make one for Christmas, use fabrics of red, white and green for a unique effect.
The circular sandwiches when stitched together makes for this unique rag quilt. If you do not want to use a template, then go for circular objects like a lid or dinner plate.
By following the same pattern you could make a host of new themes like a deer or Santa cathedral quilt. If you are planning to make a quilt for Christmas after quilting the fabrics, you can applique a deer or Christmas tree on it for an amazing effect.
This picture idea would help you further to make a window pane quilt with Santa on it.
The panel quilt is divided into four segments and separated through sashing, creating a wonderful optical illusion. A magnificent fall scene has been created here and following the same technique you may also create a winter or spring scene.
The 3D effect created here gives your quilt a magnificent look.
If you have old blue jeans lying lazily in your cupboard, recycling them to make these pretty quilts would perhaps be one of the best ideas.
The symmetrical arrangements of the blocks give the quilt an elegant appeal.
By following the instructions in the tutorial you could make a similar quilt as shown in the picture below. However, the pattern of the squares here are bigger and a little different. A black background with orange circles or squares would be apt if making it on the occasion of Thanksgiving.
With so many exciting ideas at hand, you would definitely have a fulfilling time in making magnificent window quilts for any occasion.
Published on April 26th 2019 by Miranda Gibbs