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Spools of Fun

For a standout addition to your sewing space, choose a novelty print for the wall hanging center and surround it with Spool blocks in bright prints. Fabrics are from the Hoopla and Everyday Fun collection by Jennifer Heynen for In the Beginning Fabrics.


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Inspired by Spoolin’ Around from designer Cindy Blackberg
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



3⁄8 yard black-and-white polka dot (blocks)
1⁄2 yard total assorted polka dots in green, orange, purple, pink, red, and yellow (blocks)
1⁄4 yard total assorted plaids and stripes (blocks)
5⁄8 yard novelty print (quilt center)
1⁄4 yard multicolor polka dot (border)
1⁄3 yard binding print (binding)
7⁄8 yard backing fabric
31" square batting

Finished quilt: 22-1⁄2" square
Finished blocks: 2-3⁄4" 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.