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Where the Heart Is

House blocks surrounded by floral prints and connected by bow tie blocks create a street scene in this wall hanging. A stripe print cut in different directions changes up the look of the individual houses. Fabrics are from the Deco collection by Makower UK for Andover Fabrics.


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Inspired by Row Houses from designer Avis Shirer of Joined at the Hip
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke
Machine quilters: Vicki Hoth, Marie Eldredge, Cheryl Duncan, and Angie Balling

4" square piece solid green (bow tie blocks)
1⁄8 yard gray floral (house blocks)
1⁄8 yard solid black (house blocks)
3⁄8 yard dark multicolor stripe (house blocks)
1⁄4 yard magenta print (house blocks)
1⁄2 yard solid pink (house blocks, binding)
1⁄8 yard solid teal (house blocks)
1⁄4 yard green print (house blocks)
3⁄8 yard cream floral (bow tie blocks)
1⁄4 yard blue print (bow tie blocks)
1⁄4 yard pink print (bow tie blocks)
2⁄3 yard black print (inner border, outer border)
1⁄4 yards light multicolor stripe (middle border)
2-5⁄8 yards backing fabric
46" square batting
3-1⁄2" square lightweight fusible web

Finished quilt: 31⁄2" square
Finished blocks: 9" 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.