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Hanging Tapestry

Surround an appliquéd block with a sawtooth inner border and a floral outer border for a look reminiscent of Jacobean embroideries and other fanciful tapestries. Fabrics are from the M for Mystery collection by Faye Burgos for Marcus Fabrics.


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Inspired by Petal by Petal from designer Laurel Keith
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke


5⁄8 yard cream tone-on-tone (appliqué foundation)
1⁄8 yard green print (stem and leaf appliqués)
Scraps of blue-and-green print, light green print, blue tone-on-tone, light yellow floral, red print, and light blue floral (leaf and flower appliqués)
3⁄4 yard large multicolor floral (leaf appliqués, border)
1⁄4 yard white floral (inner border)
1⁄4 yard blue-and-yellow print (inner border)
3⁄8 yard binding fabric
2-1⁄2 yards backing fabric
45" square batting
Lightweight fusible web

Finished quilt: 36-1⁄2" square
Finished block: 15" 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.