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Columns of Color

Columns of bright prints stand out against darker prints for a dramatic quilt. Black squares in the centers of the columns give the columns a braided look. Fabrics are from the Misty Light collection by Yuko Hasegawa for RJR Fabrics.


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Inspired by French Braid from designer Becky Cogan for Need’l Love
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

1 yard total assorted prints in tan, pink, blue, and green (braid rows)
1⁄2 yard black print (braid rows, binding)
1⁄3 yard brown print (setting triangles, sashing)
3⁄8 yard multicolor print (border)
7⁄8 yard backing fabric
29x35" batting

Finished quilt: 21x27"

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.
Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.