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A preview of ColorWorks Concepts Phase II Quilt Fabric


Click here for a preview of the new collection, ColorWorks Concepts Phase II by Northcott. These new fabrics will be in your favorite quilt shop in March 2016!

You can also find out which quilt shops have these fabrics by using the Product Finder link at the top of this page on the Northcott web site.

Here are some pictures of quilts that have been made using this new collection. I used the Color Strata panel from Phase II to make my Tropical Popsicle pattern.

    Tropical Popsicle pattern by Jean Boyd (
Tropical Popsicle pattern by Jean Boyd (


Here’s Daphne Greig’s quilt called Happy Hour using the Cosmopolitan panel and coordinates from the ColorWorks Concepts collection Phase II.

Happy Hour by Daphne Greig
Happy Hour by Daphne Greig


Christine Baker and Nellie Holmes made their Modern Vibe quilt using a different panel and coordinates.

    Modern Vibe by Christine Baker and Nellie Holmes
Modern Vibe by Christine Baker and Nellie Holmes


After reading my last 2 blog posts on QUILTsocial, and now seeing these other quilts, I hope you have even more inspiration for using the new fabrics from ColorWorks Concepts Phase II by Northcott. Don’t be intimidated, have fun!

This is part 5 of 5 in this series.
Go back to part 4:  1 clever way to make a more interesting quilt border

Jean has been designing and publishing patterns since 1997. For the past 10 years she has been designing patterns for new fabric collections by Northcott Fabrics. Her work has been published in several magazines in both Canada and the United States. Jean holds a Fiber Arts Certificate in quilting and has taught extensively throughout Canada, including six national Quilt Canada conferences. She was named "Canadian Teacher of the Year" in 2003 by the Canadian Quilters Association and has won numerous awards for her quilts.


  1. Quilting Tangent

    Great collection of bright colors.

  2. Julie Averill

    Love these bright colors.

  3. Lisa A Mares

    Love the Tropical Popsicle quilt, is there a kit you can buy with the pattern and material? Does anyone know where you can buy these fabrics in the UK? Thanks

    • Hi Lisa
      Thanks for writing. The pattern only is available from my website If you contact Northcott fabrics, they may be able to tell you if the pattern is available as a kit. There is contact information on their website Glad you liked my quilt! I had fun making it.

  4. Lani VanderVeen

    I am looking for the pattern at the top of your web site.

  5. Lisa Marie

    This technique for borders makes them more interesting and more scrappy — both winners in my book!

  6. Kathy Eyre

    These colours are fabulous!! I can envision so many projects!!

    • It’s a wonderful collection to work with! Glad you liked it.

  7. Margaret

    What a great and colourful fabric collection – so many possibilities

  8. MaryBeth

    These colors are FABULOUS!! So bright and cheery on a dreary winter’s day.

  9. Shaneka Giscombe

    This is a beautiful quilt

    • Jean Boyd

      Thanks Shaneka!

  10. anna Brown

    Wow what a way to use bright colors ty for sharing…would make a cool project linus blanket……… [email protected]

  11. Jeanette Pilson

    Beautiful use of color. Love this line! Am going to have to avoid stores with this fabric because i am dowsizing and it is so tempting!

    • I agree. It’s a wonderful fabric collection. So many possibilities!

  12. Brenda Lowerison

    These borders are awesome!!!!

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