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It's a Plaid, Plaid World

Plaids in happy, bright colors form a whimsical quilt. Though the plaids give the throw a complex look, it is simply rows of rectangles in five sizes sewn together in a random order. Fabrics are from the Newport Plaids collection by Robert Kaufman Fabrics.


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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

To make quilt assembly easier, organize assorted plaid rectangles into stacks by size (A–E).

From each assorted plaid, cut:
2—5-1⁄2×8-1⁄2" A rectangles
2—4-1⁄2×8-1⁄2" B rectangles
2—3-1⁄2×8-1⁄2" C rectangles
3—2-1⁄2×8-1⁄2" D rectangles
1—1-1⁄2×8-1⁄2" E rectangle

From binding fabric, cut:
7—2-1⁄2×42" binding strips