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Split-Rail Summer

The mottled blues and greens of this complex-looking quilt call to mind a bubbling brook and a peaceful meadow. Cut Rail Fence units in half diagonally and piece them back together to give the design a woven look.


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Designer: Margie Ullery of Ribbon Candy Quilt Company



•    3⁄4 yard mottled blue batik (appliqués, binding)

•    5" square lime green batik (appliqués)

•    2 yards light green batik (appliqué foundations, border)

•    1-5⁄8 yards total assorted batiks in blue, green, and aqua (pieced blocks, vertical rows)

•    7⁄8 yard mottled blue-and-green batik (sashing, corner triangles)

•    1⁄3 yard green batik (appliqués)

•    Lightweight fusible web

•    3-5⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    65×71" batting

Finished quilt: 56-1⁄4 ×62-7⁄8"  
Finished blocks: 7-1⁄2" square

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