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

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Floral Garden

Floral Garden DESIGN BY QUILTED BY BEV GETSCHEL LYNETTE GELLING My Fabric Garden Try a new technique—dimensiona­l appliqué. Create a lollipop garden with fun, bright colors and your serger, or use some of the finishing stitches on your sewing machine. There are lots of options here if you use your imaginatio­n. SPECIFICAT­IONS Skill Level: Intermedia­te Quilt Size: 61" x 68" Block Size: 7" x 7" Number of Blocks: 52 A From light orange batik: MATERIALS • 3/8 yard each 4 different green batiks 5/8 yard green multicolor­ed batik 2/3 yard dark orange batik 2/3 yard light orange batik 21/3 yards pink batik 21/2 yards cream solid 43/8 yards backing Batting to size Thread Serger (optional) Basic sewing tools and supplies • Cut 8 diagonal 11/4"-wide bias strips, again referring to Figure 1. From pink batik: • • • • • • • • • • • • Cut 6 (41/2" by fabric width) H/I strips. Cut 7 (21/4" by fabric width) binding strips. Cut 8 diagonal 11/4"-wide bias strips, again referring to Figure 1. Lollipop Flower 7" x 7" Block Make 24 • D From cream solid: B C • Cut 6 (71/2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut into 28 (71/2") A squares. Cut 5 (4" by fabric width) strips. Subcut into 56 (31/2" x 4") B rectangles. Cut 6 (2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut into 112 (2") D squares. E • CUTTING From 4 green batiks: • • Cut 14 (31/2" x 4") C rectangles each fabric to total 56. Cut 7 (11/2" x 71/2") E strips each fabric to total 28. Leaf/ x 7" Block Make 28 Stem 7" • Tip From green multicolor­ed batik: Here’s a • Cut 6 (21/2" by fabric width) F/G strips. From dark orange batik: Before you start this quilt, you will need to make a decision with your quilter: Most of the time with dimensiona­l appliqué, the quilting is done first and dimensiona­l pieces added afterward. In this case, it will work much better to sew the lollipop flowers on during the assembly process as written. • Cut 8 diagonal 11/4"-wide bias strips as shown in Figure 1. 11/ 4" Figure 1 99 Springtime Quilts May 2019 QUILTERSWO­RLD. COM

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