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Autumn Batik Table Topper

If combining colors is a challenge for you, turn to Mother Nature for inspiration. Batik fabrics in a variety of autumn colors, patterns, and textures are assembled into a square table topper. Fabrics are from Artisan Batiks for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, Moda Fabrics, Timeless Treasures Fabrics, Bali Fabrics, and Hoffman Fabrics.


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Assemble and Add Border

1. Cut remaining strip sets into sixteen 2"-wide segments.

2. Sew together four segments to make a pieced border strip (Quilt Assembly Diagram). Press seams in one direction. The pieced border strip should be 2x28-1/2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make four pieced border strips.

3. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew together two ecru batik 1-1/4x28-1/2" border strips, a pieced border strip, and a brown leaf batik 2-1/2x28-1/2" border strip to make a border unit. Press seams toward brown leaf batik. The border unit should be 5-1/2x28-1/2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make four border units total.

4. Join border units to opposite edges of quilt center. Press seams toward border units. Add an orange batik 5-1/2" border corner square to each end of remaining border units. Press seams toward border corner squares. Join these border units to remaining edges of quilt center to complete quilt top. Press seams toward border units.