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Wacky Jack

Add off-kilter strips one at a time to craft a bewitching jack-o’-lantern and coordinating Shadow Box blocks from favorite Halloween novelty prints.


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Designer: Tonya Alexander



•    26—6-1⁄2" squares fussy-cut novelty prints (blocks)

•    4-1⁄2 yards muslin (block foundations)

•    3—1-1⁄3-yard pieces assorted black-and-purple prints (blocks)

•    11—18×21" pieces (fat quarters) assorted lime green, orange, and purple prints (blocks)

•    1⁄4 yard total of assorted orange tone-on-tones (pumpkin block)

•    Scrap of green tone-on-tone (stem and vine appliqués)

•    Scrap of solid black (pumpkin face appliqués)

•    5⁄8 yard black print (binding) 

•    3-7⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    69×81" batting

•    Lightweight fusible web


Finished quilt: 60-1⁄2 ×72-1⁄2"

Finished blocks: Shadow Box: 12" square; Pumpkin: 24" 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.