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Whimsical Windmills Quilt

Give a windmill-style quilt a colorful spin with fabrics from Kathy York’s Urban Landscapes collection for Clothworks. Alternate blue and yellow for the block backgrounds to visually connect the Louisiana and triangle-square blocks.


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Inspired by It Takes Two from designer Bonnie Olaveson of Cotton Way
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

1/2 yard yellow floral (blocks, inner border)
1/3 yard each of solid yellow and solid blue (blocks)
7" squares each of solid green and solid teal (blocks)
4—6" squares assorted florals and geometrics in teal and orange (blocks)
1/8 yard each of solid pink and solid red (blocks)
3/8 yard teal circle print (sashing)
1/4 yard blue circle print (sashing)
1-3/8 yards blue geometric (blocks, outer border, binding)
7" square each of orange dot, pink dot, teal dot, green dot, red stripe, green stripe, red geometric, and pink geometric (blocks)
3-1/8 yards backing fabric
56x65" batting

Finished quilt: 48x56-1/4"
Finished blocks: 9" square; 4-1/2x9"

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.