A quilt carries with it a certain nostalgia. Patchwork suddenly takes us back to grandma's home, our childhood bedroom, or the cabin from that camping trip in the '90s we'd otherwise forgotten.
While the blanket garners up memories of older homes and younger lives, it doesn't have to be a piece of home decor relegated to the past. In our modern homes with our updated kitchens and furniture ranging from IKEA to West Elm, there's ample space to introduce color, individuality, and coziness without turning your sleek, curated space into a kitsch den.
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Needing something to (figuratively and literally) soften a room with sharp edges? We rounded up our favorite quilts on the internet so that you can make your space feel more like your home.
The Best New and Vintage Quilts to Buy Online
Parachute might be just as known for its remarkably soft bedding as it is for selling out of said remarkably soft bedding. Luckily in stock, however, is the brand's Linen Box Quilt in seven modern colors. It's lightweight enough for summer and perfect for layering in winter.
If you fall somewhere between the quilt's two extremes — modern, no color, no pattern and a single patch of every floral print at Joann's — this three-piece set on Wayfair could be right for you. While Parachute caters to the more modern crowd, this set leans a little more toward quilt tradition with patches of unique patterns. Langley Street balances that business, though, with just two simple colors: white and navy.
Add a pop of color to your space with this embroidered quilt from Urban Outfitters. The white fabric features bold, tufted illustrations, including floral and animal imagery that's playful and feels one of a kind. The set includes one queen-size quilt as well as two white cotton shams with more subdued embroideries.
For something simple (but not lacking small details), there's this linen quilt from TOAST. The brand is a reflection of a slower way of life, and its quilts inspire stay-in-bed days. We were instantly drawn to this soft burnt red, but the quilt is also available in a vintagey blue. Both colors are muted enough to complement an array of spaces, ready to top a bed or be thrown over a couch.
When looking for a quilt that's cool, modern, and a little kitschy, turn to the store that's made quirky-but-still-stylish its entire thing. Anthropologie's Piazza quilt's texture and pattern are unique and attention-grabbing while some of its more muted colors add subtlety. With that said, there is the option to go bold across the board and opt for this textured quilt in the mustardy Maize.
If you're going for simple elegance but happen to be on a budget, Target has a quilt perfectly suited for your taste and wallet. This pick from the retailer's Threshold line is currently available in five colors, and shoppers rave about both the look and feel.
This quilt with a classic toile pattern from Serena & Lily is the perfect way to brighten your room and add just a touch of color. This quilt is Oeko-Tex Certified, and the 50% cotton and 50% linen blend makes it ideal for warmer months.
We've long loved Vera Bradley, so when we learned the brand is selling its quilts at Target, we quickly added one to our cart. This 100% cotton pick is kantha inspired and features a colorful floral pattern like those that made Vera Bradley a household name.