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Floating Boxes Quilt

For a striking, fresh take on modern quiltmaking, piece together blocks of bright fabric and frame them in a stylish sashing of pieced rectangles. Fabrics are from the Tufted Tweets collection by Laurie Wisbrun and Kona Cotton solids, both from Robert Kaufman.


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Designer: Jennifer Davis of Sugar Stitches


8—1⁄3-yard pieces assorted medium-scale prints in green, purple, red, and blue (blocks, sashing)
8—1⁄8-yard pieces assorted small-scale prints in red, purple, green, blue, orange, and lilac (sashing)
8—1⁄2-yard pieces assorted solids in blue, green, gray, purple, yellow, red, orange, and lilac (blocks, sashing squares)
31⁄8 yards solid white (blocks, border)
2⁄3 yard solid blue (binding)
5-1⁄4 yards backing fabric
78x93" batting
12-1⁄2" square acrylic ruler

Finished quilt: 69-1⁄2x84-1⁄2"
Finished blocks: 12" square

Quantities are for 100% cotton fabrics.
Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.