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Square Tile Floor

Drawing a color palette of muted tones from the floral border print, the Irish Chain block design in the quilt center is reminiscent of centuries-old, tiled floors in Europe.


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Quilt designer: Connie Viesselman
From American Patchwork & Quilting, October 1997

1 yard of purple print for blocks, inner border, and binding
5/8 yard of green print for blocks and middle border
1-1/4 yards of cream print for blocks and setting squares
3/8 yard of purple floral for blocks
1 yard of black floral for outer border
2-7/8 yards of backing fabric
50x62" of quilt batting

Finished quilt top: 44x56"
Finished block: 6" square

Quantities specified for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. All measurements include a 1/4" seam allowance. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.