Batik Illusion

Batik Illusion

Artistic quilts are so easy using striped batik fabrics especially designed for quiltmakers.


Web Bonus: Click here for directions to make the two easy wall hangings. (Problems downloading our .pdf? Click here for troubleshooting tips.)

Expanded Cutting Diagram:      Click here to download an expanded cutting diagram to further explain how this beautiful batik was so easily cut.



Finished Size 46 1/2” x 54 1/2”




This quilt is fully patterned in the McCall’s Quilting issue below.  Click here to purchase a copy.

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RE: Web bonus for Batik Illusions
Hmetz, we're sorry if the web bonus pattern caused your any distress, but there are many quilt block patterns with spinning patchwork that are more or less reminiscent of swastika shapes. Please keep in mind that this pattern predates any Nazi affiliations with the design. In fact, American natives used it extensively in their art work many centuries before Hitler's era!
Web bonus for Batik Illusions
I don't know if you are aware but the 1st pattern in the web bonus on this page has a rather disturbing symbol in the upper corners of the wall hanging that could be offensive to some customers. Just an FYI.
Cutting Instructions
We've uploaded an expanded cutting diagram for you. Just click on the words "click here" under "Expanded Cutting Diagram" above to download. Hope this is helpful! Kathy
Cutting Instructions
I've asked our art department to do a revised diagram showing the cutting instructions for this pattern. We will then post it on this page. Hopefully, we'll have it up by the middle of next week. Thanks for your patience! - Kathy
cutting instructions for Batik Illusion
I am a fairly experienced quilter, but I cannot for the life of me figure out the cutting instructions on this quilt. Nor can my fellow quilters in this area. Help
Cutting Illusion
While it appears that this quilt is made up of many stripes of fabric sewn together, it is actually a single piece of striped batik fabric, cut to appear as if the stripes are in a chevron pattern (hence the illusion). The fabric is an Elementals Artisan Batik by Lunn Studios for Robert Kaufman.


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