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Scrappy Strip-Pieced Squares

If you’re hooked on the look of crochet, here’s how to get it with fabric rather than yarn. Craft each scrappy block from strip-pieced squares in six 1930s reproduction prints from Darlene Zimmerman’s Paper Doll collection for Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

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Inspired by Granny Squares from designer Lissa Alexander
Quilt Tester: Laura Boehnke

3/8 yard solid white (blocks, sashing)
1-1/4 yards light blue print (blocks, borders, binding)
1 yard total assorted 1930s prints in yellow, pink, green, blue, and red (blocks, middle border)
1-1/8 yards backing fabric
39" square batting

Finished quilt: 30-1/4" square
Finished block: 8-1/2" square

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