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Tropical Blooms Wall Hanging

Using fabrics from Whisperings by Alex Anderson and the Paulina collection, both for P&B Textiles, the black tone-on-tone background provides subtle movement, yet doesn’t compete with the piecing or appliqué.

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Inspired by "Summertime Blues" designer Jill Finley of Jillily Studio
Quiltmaker: Laura Boehnke

5—10" squares assorted orange prints (blocks, appliqués)
4—1/3-yard pieces assorted green prints (blocks, appliqués)
10" square green-and-black print (block)
8" square black print (blocks)
1-1/3 yards black tone-on-tone (blocks, setting and corner triangles, border Nos. 1 and 3)
1/4 yard multicolor small floral (border No. 2)
1-1/4 yard multicolor large floral (border No. 4, binding)
2-7/8 yards backing fabric
51" square batting
Lightweight fusible web
16—3/8- to 1/2"-diameter black buttons

Finished quilt: 44-1/2" square
Finished block: 8-1/2" square

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.

Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated. {C}