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Painted Petals

Far from a typical flower appliqué quilt, this project uses big prints, abstract floral patterns, and muted, nontraditional colors to make the throw appear as if it were painted. Fabrics are from the Earthtones collection by Norman Wyatt, Jr., for P&B Textiles.

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Inspired by How Sweet It Is from designer Jennifer Bosworth of Shabby Fabrics
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

1 yard cream print (blocks)
1⁄8 yard black print (blocks, appliqués)
7⁄8 yard blue-and-black floral (blocks, middle border)
1-1⁄8 yard blue print (blocks, appliqués, setting and corner triangles)
1⁄8 yard gold print (blocks, appliqués)
1⁄2 yard brown print (appliqué foundation)
9" square tan print (appliqué)
2-5⁄8 yard cream leaf print (appliqués, outer border, binding)
1-1⁄8 yard multicolor collage print (setting squares)
1⁄3 yard brown stripe (inner border)
4-2⁄3 yards backing fabric
84" square batting
Lightweight fusible web

Finished quilt: 75-3⁄8" square
Finished blocks: 12" square

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