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Scrappy Squares

A sophisticated and subdued palette of Japanese taupe fabrics form scrappy squares. A dark outer border grounds the quilt and allows the blocks to take center stage. Fabrics are from the European Taupe XI collection by Kinkame for Clothworks Textiles.


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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

From assorted prints, cut:
28—1-1⁄2×42" strips
9—1-1⁄2" squares

From beige print, cut:
2—14" squares, cutting each diagonally twice in an X for 8 setting triangles total
2—7-1⁄4" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 4 corner triangles total
16—4-1⁄2" squares
36—1-1⁄2×4-1⁄2" rectangles
4—1-1⁄2" squares

From pink circle print, cut:
2—2×41-3⁄4" inner border strips
2—2×38-3⁄4" inner border strips

From gray print, cut:
5—4-1⁄2×42" strips for outer border

From binding fabric, cut:
6—2-1⁄2×42" binding strips