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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 C Block

The following instructions result in one C block. Repeat cutting and assembly steps to make two C blocks total.

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

From a third assorted green, orange, blue, or brown batik, cut:
2—5-7/8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally 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 batik triangles to opposite edges of large Four-Patch unit (Diagram 8). Join batik triangles to remaining edges to make block C. Press all seams toward triangles. The block should be 10-1/2" square including seam allowances.