Metallic gold accents shimmer in a quilt that can be hung on a wall or displayed on a table. Fabrics are from the Natural Beauty collection by Kanvas Studio

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Inspired by Brushline from designer Kim Schaefer of Little Quilt Company
Quilt Tester: Laura Boehnke

Materials

• 4-9×21" pieces (fat eighths) assorted light or medium prints in white, cream, and gold (blocks)

• 4-9×21" pieces (fat eighths) assorted medium or dark prints in gold, orange, and black (blocks)

• 18×21" piece (fat quarter) each black print and gold floral (blocks, sashing units)

• 5⁄8 yard each gold tone-on-tone and cream tone-on-tone (blocks, sashing units)

• 1⁄2 yard binding fabric

• 1-5⁄8 yards backing fabric

• 29×73" batting

Finished quilt: 20-1⁄2 ×64-1⁄2"
Finished block: 20×12"

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. Press seams in directions indicated by arrows on diagrams. If no direction is specified, press seam toward darker fabric.

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Cut Fabrics

From each assorted light or medium print, cut:

• 2-2-1⁄2 ×6-1⁄2" rectangles
• 2-2-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangles

From each assorted medium or dark print, cut:

• 2-2-1⁄2 ×6-1⁄2" rectangles
• 2-2-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangles

From each black print and gold floral, cut:
• 4-1-1⁄2 ×12-1⁄2" rectangles
• 11-1-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangles
• 2-1-1⁄2 ×2-1⁄2" rectangles

From each gold tone-on-tone and cream tone-on-tone, cut:
• 4-5-1⁄2 ×12-1⁄2" rectangles
• 3-4-1⁄2 ×9-1⁄2" rectangles
• 2-2-1⁄2 ×9-1⁄2" rectangles

From binding fabric, cut:
• 5-2-1⁄2 ×42" binding strips

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Assemble Block Centers

1. Sew together an assorted light or medium print 2-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangle and a medium or dark print 2-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangle to make a top unit (Diagram 1). The unit should be 8-1⁄2 ×2-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make matching bottom unit.

2. Matching prints to those used in Step 1, sew together two assorted light or medium print 2-1⁄2 ×6-1⁄2" rectangles and two medium or dark 2-1⁄2 ×6-1⁄2" rectangles to make center unit (Diagram 2). The unit should be 8-1⁄2 ×6-1⁄2" including seam allowances.

3. Sew together top unit, center unit, and bottom unit to make block center (Diagram 3). The block center should be 8-1⁄2 ×10-1⁄2" including seam allowances.

4. Using remaining assorted light, medium, and dark print rectangles, repeat steps 1–3 to make four block centers total.

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Assemble Blocks

1. Sew together a black print 1-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangle and a gold floral 1-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangle to make a border unit (Diagram 4). The unit should be 1-1⁄2 ×8-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make eight border units total.

2. Referring to Diagram 5, lay out two border units and a block center with its darker edges on the left; sew together.

3. Referring to Diagram 6, add a black print 1-1⁄2 ×12-1⁄2" rectangle and a gold tone-on-tone 5-1⁄2 ×12-1⁄2" rectangle to left-hand edge of Step 2 unit. Sew a gold floral 1-1⁄2 ×12-1⁄2" rectangle and a cream tone-on-tone 5-1⁄2 ×12-1⁄2" rectangle to right-hand edge to make a block. The block should be 20-1⁄2 ×12-1⁄2" including seam allowances.

4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make four blocks total.

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Assemble Sashing Units

1. Referring to Diagram 7, sew together a gold tone-on-tone 2-1⁄2 ×9-1⁄2" rectangle, a black print 1-1⁄2 ×2-1⁄2" rectangle, a gold floral 1-1⁄2 ×2-1⁄2" rectangle, and a cream tone-on-tone 2-1⁄2 ×9-1⁄2" rectangle to make Sashing Unit A. The unit should be 20-1⁄2 ×2-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make two A sashing units total.

2. Join a gold tone-on-tone 4-1⁄2 ×9-1⁄2" rectangle, a black print 1-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangle, a gold floral 1-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" rectangle, and a cream tone-on-tone 4-1⁄2 ×9-1⁄2" rectangle to make Sashing Unit B (Diagram 8). The unit should be 20-1⁄2 ×4-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make three B sashing units total.

Assemble Quilt Top

Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out sashing units and blocks in a row; sew together. Press seams toward sashing units.

Finish Quilt

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

2. Bind with binding strips.

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