Rainbow Butterflies Quilt Pattern

by Pumpkin Patch BC
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  • full size templates and placement guides

You will have to tape the full size placement guide together, the pattern is too big to fit on a regular letter page. Overlapping parts are clearly marked.

  • US Imperial measurements
  • detailed illustrated instructions
  • skill level intermediate

Pattern paper format: only US letter


This stunning rainbow of butterflies is a great project to use up scraps in all colors. The pieced outer borders of the butterfly blocks use 3 1/2" squares. The mitered corners of the inner rainbow border require a little experience.

Instructions are for fusible web machine appliqué. Imperial measurements.


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Materials you need at home:

  • fabric requirements based on usable fabric width of 40"
  • 4 1/2 yd white fabric
  • 1/8 yd brown fabric
  • 3/8 yd assorted fabrics of each of the following colors: dark and light red, dark and light orange, dark and light turquoise-green, dark and light turquoise-blue, dark and light blue, dark and light blue-violet, dark and light red violet, dark and light orange
  • 1/2 yd assorted fabrics of each of the following colors: dark and light yellow, dark and light green
  • batting
  • backing fabric
  • neutral-colored thread for piecing
  • rotary cutter, ruler & mat
  • quilting thread
  • machine embroidery threads to match the appliqué fabrics
  • fusible webbing
  • tear-away or wash-away stabilizer
  • sewing machine
  • general sewing supplies