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

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Floral Garden

Floral Garden DESIGNED & QUILTED BY CHRIS MALONE Life Is a Bed of Roses Maybe it’s time to try something different! This quilt comes with a little challenge: a two-block pattern with a bit of dimensiona­l appliqué. SPECIFICAT­IONS Skill Level: Confident Beginner Quilt Size: 44" x 56" Block Size: 6" x 6" finished Number of Blocks: 48 From assorted pink tonals & prints: MATERIALS B C • Assorted scraps yellow tonals and prints Assorted scraps pink tonals and prints Assorted scraps red tonals and prints Assorted scraps white and blue tonals and prints 24 assorted scraps green tonals and prints each at least 7" square 5/8 yard green tonal 3/4 yard red floral Backing to size Batting to size 24 low- to mid-loft 4" x 7" batting scraps Thread Template material Pinking shears (optional) Basic sewing tools and supplies • • Cut 24 (2" x 31/2") D rectangles. Cut 24 (2" x 5") E strips. D AB From assorted red tonals & prints: • F • • Cut 24 (2" x 5") F strips. Cut 24 (2" x 61/2") G strips. E • From assorted white & blue tonals & prints: G • • • • Cut 120 (2") B squares. Cut 24 (2" x 31/2") C rectangles. Cut 96 (31/2") H squares. Log Cabin Rose 6" • x 6" Finished Block Make 24 From green tonal: • • • • • • Cut 6 (21/4" by fabric width) binding strips. From red floral: H • Cut 5 (41/2" by fabric width) I/J strips. PREPARING THE LEAVES 1. Trace a leaf shape on the wrong side of a green scrap using prepared template; fold fabric in half with traced shape on top and pin to a batting scrap as shown in Figure 1. • • • • Four- Patch 6" x 6" Finished Block Make 24 CUTTING Prepare a template for the leaf shape using pattern provided and cut as per instructio­ns. From assorted yellow tonals & prints: • Cut 24 (2") A squares. Figure 1 78 Springtime Quilts QUILTER’S WORLD PRESENTS: Mayy 2019

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