7 Fun Summer Quilt Ideas

three fun summer quilts

Summertime has officially arrived, and there are so many fun summer-themed quilts we can make to capture the summer spirit: from beach-inspired designs to patriotic quilts and more. Here, we’ve gathered together a few of our favorite summer quilt and quilt block patterns for inspiration.

Smooth Sailing quilt

Smooth Sailing quilt

Smooth Sailing quilt

Pieced sailboats and stars, framed in a log cabin block silhouette, create this nautical quilt designed by Carolyn Beam. Its a great summer quilt for the living room or a sea-themed nursery. And, it’s perfect for scraps! The finished size is 58″ x 70″.

Lemons into Lemonade quilt block

Lemons into Lemonade quilt block

Lemons into Lemonade quilt block 

Sit back and relax with this super-cute and refreshing block designed by Jennifer Ofenstein for Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Vol. 7.

flying glory quilt 7 Fun Summer Quilt Ideas

Flying Glory quilt

Flying Glory quilt

What’s a summer quilt list without a little red, white and blue? Patriotic designs are perennially popular summertime designs, and this flag-themed wall quilt is a beauty! Designed by Paula Stoddard, it’s easy to make using our fast Flying Geese technique. The design finishes at 36″ x 24″.

 

summer skinnie quilt 10 Fun Summer Quilt Ideas

Summer Skinnie quilt

Summer Skinnie quilt

Remember our QM Skinnie series from a few years ago? These seasonal wall quilts designed by Margie Ullery were quite popular. The Summer Skinnie design features sun, sand and beautiful bright colors are pure summer fun! It’s also a great project for using up scraps and leftover 2 1/2″ strips. The finished size is 10″ x 24″.

by the sea quilt 10 Fun Summer Quilt Ideas

By the Sea quilt

By the Sea quilt

Create clamshell-type curves in this stunning twin-size Log Cabin quilt from quilt design legend Judy Martin. All you need are blues and lights from your scrap stash for the beautiful waves of color. The finished size of the design is 76″ x 88″.

red rockets quilt 10 Fun Summer Quilt Ideas

Red Rockets quilt

Red Rockets quilt

Celebrate the start of summer with bursting rockets in a scrappy assortment of reds, whites and blues. Fast fusible applique teams up with easy pieced borders to create a stellar show on Margie Ullerys design. Finished size is 14″ x 28″.

flip flops quilt 10 Fun Summer Quilt Ideas

Summer Flip-Flops quilt

Summer Flip-Flops quilt

This playful quilt designed byCarol Burnistonfeatures bright and happy prints and a Log Cabin block border. The quilt finishes at 52 x 62.

Check out Nautical Quilts for more summer-y inspiration!

Happy Quilting,
Natalie

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