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Gem of the Earth

Deep sapphires peek through a multifaceted landscape of rock, ground, and leaf prints. Three borders frame one block for a natural-look wall hanging. Fabrics are from the Modascapes collection by Moda Fabrics.

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Inspired by Poinsettia’s Allure from designer Judy Blok
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke


1⁄2 yard cream print (blocks, inner border)
1-1⁄2 yards dark blue print (blocks, outer border, binding)
5⁄8 yards brown print (blocks, sashing)
1⁄2 yard light brown (blocks, sashing, outer border)
1⁄2 yard gold print (blocks, sashing, middle border)
1⁄3 yard blue print (blocks, sashing)
1⁄8 yard rust print (sashing)
2-7⁄8 yards backing fabric
50" square batting

Finished quilt: 41-1⁄2" square
Finished block: 20" 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.