Ladders Quilt Pattern

[UPDATED 12/01/2017]  

The Ladders quilt is a beginner level pattern featuring a modern color palette and minimalist design.  The layering of colors adds depth to the quilt, while the negative space is a great opportunity to let your quilting creativity shine.  This design will look great in solids, prints or a mix of both.


The jumping off point for this design was my Urban Trek quilt.  I took one element, interlocking stripes, from the Urban Trek quilt and expanded it into a lap size or large wall hanging quilt.  This is a great quilt for those looking for a quick easy modern project and because there are only four colors in the color palette it's easily customized.

As soon as I get a chance I'm going to make this quilt with a mix of solids and prints.  I think there is a perfect Cotton + Steel print for the background.  Here are the fabric requirements:

Brown: 1 7/8 yards
Aqua: 1/2 yard
Grey: 3/4 yard
Off White: 3/4 yard
2 1/2" Binding: 1/2 yard
Backing: 3 3/4 yards
Batting: 58" x 68"

I'd love to see what people come up with so if you make this quilt don't forget to post it online and use the hashtag, #laddersquilt or tag me in the post, @quiltachusetts.  I hope you enjoy my very first free pattern offering and thank you for reading!


Ladders Quilt

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