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Color Your World

Spruce up your surroundings with a quilt that radiates fearless fun. Don’t be fooled by what looks like blocks set on point. This clever design is really blocks set side by side.


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Designers: Barb Groves and Mary Jacobson of Me and My Sister Designs



•    1 yard green plaid (blocks, binding)

•    3⁄4 yard white print (blocks)

•    4—9×22" pieces (fat eighths) assorted florals (1 each of orange, pink, turquoise, and yellow) for block centers

•    8—9×22" pieces (fat eighths) assorted bright prints (2 each of orange, pink, purple, and turquoise; 1 of yellow) for blocks

•    1-1⁄3 yards purple floral (block centers, outer border)

•    3⁄4 yard purple plaid (blocks, inner and outer borders)

•    1⁄2 yard each lime green swirl and lime green tone-on-tone (blocks)

•    3-7⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    68" square batting


Finished quilt: 59-7⁄8" square

Finished block: 14-1⁄8" square


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

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