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Midnight Blooms Quilt

Metallic glints in the Asian-inspired fabrics add subtle sparkle to this throw-size quilt, which combines fusible appliqué with three sizes of hourglass blocks. Fabrics are from the Oriental Traditions collection from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

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Inspired by Late Bloomers from designer Kim Diehl
Quilt Tester: Laura Boehnke

1/2 yard dark gold print (star blocks)
1-5/8 yards total assorted red prints (star and hourglass blocks, flower and circle appliqués, outer border)
1-1/2 yards total assorted black prints (star and hourglass blocks, flower center appliqués, outer border)
1-1/3 yards total assorted green prints (hourglass blocks, stem and leaf appliqués, outer border)
1 yard total assorted gold prints (hourglass blocks, circle appliqués, outer border)
1-1/8 yards black floral (inner border, binding)
1-1/8 yards light gold tone-on-tone (inner border)
4-1/8 yards backing fabric
74" square batting
Lightweight fusible web

Finished quilt: 65-1/2" square
Finished blocks: 9" square

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.
Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.