Quilter's World - Springtime Quilts May 2019 : 2019-05-01

Floral Garden : 108 : 108

Floral Garden

Floral Garden 8. Keeping the edge of the rickrack at least 11/4" from outer edge, run the rickrack from hexagon to hexagon, creating a smooth arc or festoon as you go; pin or apply glue stick to hold rickrack in place as you move from one hexagon to another. When satisfied with positionin­g, trim rickrack away from under hexagons, leaving just enough to tuck under the edges to be stitched in place. Sew rickrack in place as in step 7 for Completing the Hexie Flower Blocks. Stitch hexagons in place by hand or machine to complete the quilt top. Create a quilt sandwich referring to Quilting Basics on page 110. Quilt as desired. Bind edges, referring to Quilting Basics on page 110 to finish. E D 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. QW Hexie Festoon Placement Diagram 41" x 53" Tip Here’s a Try freezer-paper appliqué for all types of shapes. Trace the shapes onto the dull side of the freezer paper, tracing one for each piece needed (35 hexagons for this project); cut out shapes on traced lines. Iron the freezer-paper shapes’ shiny side to the wrong side of the fabrics; cut out shapes, leaving at least 1/8"–1/4" extra all around for the turn-under seam allowance (Figure A). Dab water-soluble glue stick onto the edges of the freezer paper. Fold the seam allowance over the glue, one side at a time (Figure B). Carefully cut a slit through the background fabric behind the shapes and trim to 1/4" from stitching line (Figure C). Spray water on the back side of each appliqué shape. quilt backing trim 4" 1/ slit freezer paper stitching line 8"– 4" 1/ 1/ Figure B Figure C Finger-press edges flat. Apply shapes to the background fabric using your favorite method. Using tweezers, remove the freezer-paper shapes. Allow blocks to dry before joining with the Nine- Patch blocks. Figure A 108 Springtime Quilts QUILTER’S WORLD PRESENTS: Mayy 2019

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