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Give Batiks a Spin

Batiks in cool hues add texture to a wall quilt that contains a lot of motion. Fabrics are from the Summer Picnic collection by Jacqueline de Jonge and the Whisper Vol. 2 collection, both for Anthology Fabrics.

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Inspired by: Color Catcher from designer Erika Bea

Quilt tester: Monique Jacobs

 

Materials

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

 

  • 1-1⁄4 yard cream batik (blocks and border)
  • 1⁄4 yard each solid blue, light blue batik, and blue batik (blocks)
  • 1⁄3 yard turquoise batik (blocks)
  • 1⁄2 yard green batik (blocks)
  • 3⁄8 yard binding fabric
  • 1-1⁄3 yards backing
  • 47" square quilt batting

 

Finished quilt: 38-1⁄2" square
FIinished block: 16" square

 

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

    If you prefer to make triangle-squares larger than needed and then trim them to size, cut 3" squares instead of the 2-7⁄8" squares specified here.

 

From cream batik, cut:

  • 2—3-1⁄2×38-1⁄2" border strips
  • 2—3-1⁄2×32-1⁄2" border strips
  • 8—2-7⁄8" squares
  • 32—2-1⁄2×4-1⁄2" rectangles
  • 96—2-1⁄2" squares

From solid blue, cut:

  • 16—2-1⁄2×41⁄2" rectangles

From turquoise batik, cut:

  • 16—2-7⁄8" squares
  • 16—2-1⁄2×4-1⁄2" rectangles

From light blue batik, cut:

  • 8—2-7⁄8" squares
  • 16—2-1⁄2" squares

From blue batik, cut:

  • 8—2-7⁄8" squares
  • 16—2-1⁄2×4-1⁄2" rectangles

From green batik, cut:

  • 24—2-7⁄8" squares
  • 48—2-1⁄2" squares

From binding fabric, cut:

  •  4—2-1⁄2×42" binding strips

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