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Brimming with Blues

Blues and teals are the stars of this wall hanging. To add subtle interest to the finished project, choose several fabrics with the same hue. Creams and metallics add sparkle and make the blocks pop. Fabrics are from the Imperial Collection 10 by Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

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Inspired by The Secret’s in the Sashing from designer Tamara Barfels of Daisy Ridge Quilting

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



•    5⁄8 yards dark blue floral

•    1⁄2 yard teal geometric print (blocks, outer border)

•    1 yard cream butterfly print (blocks, outer border)

•    1⁄4 yard each cream-and-blue floral, teal floral, and teal stripe (middle border)

•    1⁄8 yard each dark blue butterfly print, cream floral, blue-and-gold print, and blue floral (blocks, sashing, inner border)

•    1⁄3 yard each dark blue stripe and cream stripe (blocks, inner border)

•    3⁄8 yards binding fabric

•    2-1⁄2 yards backing fabric

•    45" square batting

•    Lightweight tracing paper or other foundation material of your choice


Finished quilt: 36-1⁄2" square

Finished block: 10" square


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.