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WOF = Width of Fabric
Quilt Size: 50" x 50"
Tip: It's helpful to use the coloured dots on the selvage of your main border print to choose the flower and background fabics.
You build this quilt from the center out, and there is no strict way of doing it.
1. Take your 3½" WOF background strips and lay them out (as in the picture above) from dark to light. When you have the layout you like, stitch the strips end to end [Machine Piecing Basics].
Press the seams open.
2. Sew the strips together, beginning from the center outward. Press the seams open.
3. Cut the background into a square, with 90* corners. My background cut down to 36½" by 36½".
4. Cut 4~1¾"
wide full strips from the darker accent border fabric.
5. Cut 5~6¾"
wide WOF strips from the main
multi-coloured fabric. Cut
the fifth border strip in half and stitch to the ends of two of the
longer strips, to make the top and bottom borders into longer strips.
6. Prepare your flowers and butterflies for your quilt using the Raw-edge Appliqué method [Applied Patch Appliqué].
I used one of each design, but you could increase the amount of flowers and add leaves (included with the templates) to create your own unique design.
7. Baste the shapes where you choose to place them.
8. Stitch them to the quilt, with matching embroidery floss, as part of the quilting process - through all of the layers.
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