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Tropical Patches Wall Quilt

A bevy of batiks results in a tropical-look wall hanging. Punches of orange and pops of teal interspersed throughout the patchwork draw the eye around the quilt and add sparkle. Fabrics are from the Sumatra collection of batiks from Blank Quilting.

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Cut and Assemble B Block


From each of two assorted green, orange, blue, or brown batiks, cut:
2—4" squares

From each of two other assorted green, orange, blue, or brown batiks, cut:
1—6-1/4" square, cutting it diagonally twice in an X for 4 triangles total

1. Using batik 4" squares, repeat Cut and Assemble A Blocks, Step 1, to make a large Four-Patch unit. The unit should be 7-1/2" square including seam allowances.

2. Sew together a triangle from each batik to make a pieced triangle (Diagram 6). Press seam toward darker batik. Repeat to make four identical pieced triangles total.

3. Referring to Diagram 7, sew pieced triangles to opposite edges of large Four-Patch unit. Add pieced triangles to remaining edges to make block B. Press all seams toward pieced triangles. The block should be 10-1/2" square including seam allowances.

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