Free Block of the Month Quilt Patterns
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WOF = Width of Fabric
1. Cut the fabrics
for the flowerpot block [Rotary Cutting]
Bookcase fabric (A1) ~ 4"
2. Prepare the appliqué shapes [Cardboard Templates ~ For Piecing] as follows:
Bookcase fabric (A3): Prepare the reverse patches [Cardboard
Templates ~ For Piecing] as
3. Gently finger
press the bias edges of the reverse background triangles and
baste in place [Stitches - #3c].
4. Using 18"
of thread [Stitches]
that matches the corners, blind-stitch [Stitches
- #1] the reverse
corners, to the base of flowerpot
5. Remove all the
basting stitches, and carefully trim the background fabric even, if
6. Layout the patches as pictured below.
Machine stitch [Machine
Piecing Basics] the patches in numerical order.
7. Prepare & layout [Broderie Perse Applique] the flower fabric (N) patches, arranging them in the pot until you are happy with the arrangement.
Continue to follow the Broderie Perse Applique directions, using my pictures as a guide.
Backview close up of my tiny stitches.
8. Block [Blocking]
the Flowerpot block at the finished size of 8"
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