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Girl Power

Combine reds, pinks, and purples into a five-block wall hanging that exudes feminine style. Fun stripes, dots, and floral prints are playful against a gray background. Fabrics are from the Getting to Know Hue collection by Nancy Rink for Marcus Fabrics.



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Inspired by Something Blue from designer Annette Plog

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



•    3⁄8 yard light gray print (blocks)

•    1⁄2 yard purple stripe (blocks, inner border)

•    5—9×21" pieces (fat eighths) of assorted red or pink prints (blocks)

•    5—9×21" pieces (fat eighths) of assorted purple prints (blocks)

•    1⁄2 yard dark gray print (blocks, setting triangles, corner triangles)

•    5⁄8 yard pink polka dot (outer border)

•    1⁄2 yard binding fabric

•    3 yards backing fabric

•    53" square batting

Finished quilt: 44-3⁄8" square
Finished block: 11-1⁄4" 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. Press seams in directions indicated by arrows on diagrams. If no direction is specified, press seam toward darker fabric.