I used batiks from stash for the colors and I love the combination. BUT combining batik fabrics, which are lighter weight, with the printed fabrics was a bear! I do not recommend it. Ordinarily this block is fairly easy to piece, but this combination made it difficult. Another doggone learning experience 😀
I did put in a few of my trademark tiny strips of color:
The templates I used are from Back Porch Designs. I’ve been pleased with them and think they are reasonably priced. This is not an affiliate link, but you can find them here if you’re interested. The quilt block used here is a slight modification of a pattern that came with the template.
Quilt Stats: Summertime
Finished size: 47″ square
Fabric: batiks and text prints, all from stash; backing is a Windham print
Made by: me
Quilted by: Walker Quilt Co.