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Sunny Side Up

Watch new shapes emerge when you cleverly arrange light and dark fabrics to create an optical illusion.


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Designer: Meryl Ann Butler


•    1⁄2 yard each yellow swirl print (blocks) and yellow small circle print (squares)

•    1⁄4 yard each yellow leaf print (blocks), yellow arrow print (squares), and yellow stripe (blocks)

•    1⁄2 yard each blue swirl print (blocks and squares), blue leaf print (squares), and blue stripe (border)

•    3⁄4 yard yellow circle print (squares)

•    1 yard blue circle print (blocks and squares)

•    1 yard multicolor stripe (binding)

•    3-1⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    55" square batting

Finished quilt: 48-1⁄2" square

Finished block: 6" square


Quantities are for 44⁄45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.

Measurements include ¼” seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.