Inspired by Center Stage from designer Laurie Simpson of Minick and Simpson
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke
5/8 yard green batik (appliqué)
5/8 yard gold batik (appliqué foundation)
1 yard dark purple batik (inner and middle borders, binding)
1/2 yard light purple batik (inner border)
7/8 yard total assorted light batiks in brown, peach, blue, and gold (outer border)
5/8 yard total assorted dark batiks in blue, brown, peach, and gold (outer border)
2-7/8 yards backing fabric
51" square batting
18" square lightweight fusible web
18" square freezer paper (optional)
Finished quilt: 42-1/2" square
Finished blocks: center block, 18" square; hourglass blocks, 7" square
Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.
Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.