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

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Floral Garden

Floral Garden DESIGN BY QUILTED BY KAREN DUMONT OF KARIEPATCH DESIGNS SARA PARRISH All in a Row Turn your bright and cheerful bits and pieces of fabric into rows of flowers that will bloom all year round. SPECIFICAT­IONS Skill Level: Confident Beginner Quilt Size: 521/2" x 58" From white tonal: MATERIALS COMPLETING THE QUILT Refer to the Assembly Diagram as needed to complete the quilt top. Join the appliquéd A strips with the B strips to complete the pieced center; press. Arrange and fuse small flowers and stitch in place on the lower edge of A and on B, referring to Completing the Appliqué. Join the D strips on the short ends to make one long strip; press. Subcut strip into two 21/2" x 491/2" D strips. Sew C strips to the top and bottom of the pieced center and D strips to opposite long sides; press. Join the E/F strips on the short ends to make one long strip; press. Subcut strip into two each 5" x 44" E strips and 5" x 581/2" F strips. Sew the E strips to the top and bottom and F strips to opposite long sides to complete the quilt top; press. 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. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Assorted bright-color scraps 1 fat quarter dark green print* 1/2 yard bright green tonal* 1/2 yard pink/yellow/cream print* 5/8 yard white floral* 21/3 yards white tonal Backing to size Batting to size Thread Variegated thread Green embroidery floss Template material Appliqué pressing sheet 2 yards 18"-wide fusible web Basic sewing tools and supplies • • Cut 3 (13" x 40") A strips. Cut 6 (5" by fabric width) E/F strips. 1. COMPLETING THE APPLIQUÉ Refer to Raw-Edge Fusible Appliqué on page 12 as needed to complete the fusible appliqué. Motifs may be assembled on the appliqué pressing sheet before applying to the background. Referring closely to the quilt photo and the Assembly Diagram, arrange and fuse pinwheel and petal flowers, tulips, leaves, stems and butterfly motifs on A strips, starting with stems, then flowers and flower centers, overlappin­g pieces as necessary and inserting two long leaves under each tulip before fusing. Vary the length and curving direction of the stems. Using variegated thread and a narrow machine blanket stitch, stitch all around each fused shape to secure. Using 3 strands of green embroidery floss and an outline stitch, add the antennae to the butterfly motifs referring to pattern. 2. 3. 1. 4. 5. *Painted Fabric Garden fabric collection by Crystal Manning for Moda used to make sample. 6. CUTTING Prepare templates for all appliqué pieces using patterns given. Prepare pieces for fusible appliqué referring to patterns and Raw-Edge Fusible Appliqué on page 12. 2. 7. From bright green tonal: 3. 8. 9. • Cut 3 (4" x 40") B strips. QW From pink/yellow/cream print: • Cut 5 (21/2" by fabric width) strips. Trim 2 strips to 21/2" x 40" for C. Set aside 3 strips for D. 432 1 From white floral: • Cut 6 (21/4" by fabric width) binding strips. Outline Stitch Outline Stitch 65 Springtime Quilts May 2019 QUILTERSWO­RLD. COM

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