Budding Beauty

A soft, buttery yellow teamed with solid white in this bed-size quilt provides the perfect background for the bright '30s print appliqués.


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Designer: Linda Hohag of Brandy Wine Design



•    1-1⁄2 yards total assorted 1930s prints (bud appliqués)

•     1⁄3 yard solid green (stem appliqués)

•    4-1⁄2 yards solid white (appliqué foundations, blocks)

•    2-1⁄2 yards solid yellow (blocks, inner border)

•    1-1⁄8 yards yellow print (blocks)

•    2-1⁄2 yards green print (middle border, binding)

•    2-3⁄4 yards blue print (outer border)

•    8 yards backing fabric

•    95×110" batting

•    Heat-resistant template plastic

•    Liquid or spray starch

•    Clear monofilament thread


Finished quilt: 88-1⁄2 ×104"

Finished block: 11" square


Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.