Four-Patch blocks, setting squares, and rectangles are all you need to make an easy-to-piece table topper. This quilt features fabrics from the Eva collection by BasicGrey for Moda Fabrics.
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Inspired by "Orchard Lane" from designer Jill Abeloe Mead

Quiltmaker: Kathleen Williams


  • 5/8 yard total assorted green prints (setting squares, border)
  • 1/2 yard total assorted plum prints (blocks, border)
  • 1/3 yard total assorted pink prints (blocks, border)
  • 3/8 yard plum print (binding)
  • 1-1/8 yards backing fabric
  • 39" square batting

Finished quilt: 32-1/2" square

Finished block: 8" square

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

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

From assorted green prints, cut:

  • 4--8-1/2" setting squares
  • 8--4-1/2x8-1/2" rectangles

From assorted plum prints, cut:

  • 18--4-1/2" squares

From assorted pink prints, cut:

  • 14--4-1/2" squares

From plum print, cut:

  • 4--2-1/2x42" binding strips

Assemble Four-Patch Blocks

Sew together two plum print and two pink print 4-1/2" squares in pairs (Diagram 1). Press seams toward plum prints. Join pairs to make a Four-Patch block (Diagram 2). Press seams in one direction. The Four-Patch block should be 8-1/2" square including seam allowances. Repeat to make five Four-Patch blocks total.


Assemble Quilt Center

1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out blocks and assorted green print 8-1/2" setting squares in three rows.


2. Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams toward setting squares.

3. Join rows to make quilt center. Press seams in one direction.

Add Border

1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew together two green print 4-1/2x8-1/2" rectangles, a pink print 4-1/2" square, and a plum print 4-1/2" square to make a short border strip. Press seams in one direction. Repeat to make a second short border strip.

2. Sew together two green print 4-1/2x8-1/2" rectangles, a pink print 4-1/2" square, and three assorted plum print 4-1/2" squares to make a long border strip. Press seams toward green print rectangles. Repeat to make a second long border strip.

3. Sew short border strips to opposite edges of quilt center. Add long border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward border.

Finish Quilt

1. Layer quilt top, batting, and backing; baste. Quilt as desired.

2. Bind with plum print binding strips.