Free quilt pattern: Rainbow Hearts

February 21, 2023


We LOVE a heart-themed quilt pattern – especially when the pattern features rainbow hearts! Show off your color crush during the season of love with this cheerful rainbow-of-colors quilt. Not a fan of all the colors? Don’t worry – you can create an ombre effect by using only cool or only hot colors for your pieced hearts
Hot tip: this pattern is also fabulous for quilters who are looking to whittle down their fabric stash.

Quilt pattern dimensions

  • Finished quilt: 31 ½” x 41 ½”
  • Finished blocks: 10” x 10”

Full shot Rainbow heart pattern

Quilting and finishing tips

  • Layer and baste your quilt, and quilt!
  • Using the bright 2 ½” x 10” strips, prepare double-fold binding. Sew the binding to the quilt.

Rainbow heart pattern zoomed in

Custom quilting of swirling feathers fills the white background areas, while heart-shaped feathered wreaths, stitched with variegated thread, fill the colorful hearts

Need some inspiration for other quilt designs? Other great options for this type of pattern would be a Ocean Breeze or Lucky Charms filler.


Rainbow Hearts was designed and priced by Cornelia Gauger and machine quilted by Karen Burns of  Compulsive Quilting.  If you use the Rainbow Hearts pattern, please share pictures with us on our APQS Instagram or Facebook pages. Happy quilting!

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