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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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Assemble Quilt Center

1. Referring to Diagram 5, position a cream print G scallop on a blue print setting triangle; fuse in place. Zigzag-stitch along scalloped edge to make an appliquéd setting triangle. Repeat to make eight appliquéd setting triangles total.

2. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out multicolor collage print setting squares, star blocks, appliquéd block, and appliquéd setting triangles in five diagonal rows.

3. Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams toward setting squares or appliquéd block. Join rows; press seams in one direction. Add blue print corner triangles to make quilt center. Press seams toward corner triangles. The quilt center should be 51-3⁄8" square including seam allowances.