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Array of Color

  • Briefly: Strips make up an easy to assemble background with large applique flowers arranged around it Read more
  • Type: Download Pattern
  • Designer: Ruth Blanchet
  • Finished size: 24" x 28"
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Techniques: Applique
  • Tags: applique, color wash, download, flower applique, quilt, quilt pattern

  • Regular price $8.99 USD
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    Large applique flowers in shades of orange display a wonderful array of colors on a patchwork background made from 2 1/2" strips. The color wash background enhances the bright flowers which are machine blanket stitched over top. A free-motion butterfly finishes off the design nicely. We give a step-by-step guide with a video to make the butterfly.

    Background:

    • EIGHT 2 1/2" strips from fabrics ranging from light green or cream to medium/dark green
    • SEVEN 2 1/2" strips from fabrics ranging from light blue or tan to medium/dark blue
    • ONE 1" strip WOF (width of fabric) light brown
    • ONE 1" strip WOF dark brown
    • 1/2 yd green for outer border

    Applique:

    • 6-8 fat eighths yellow and orange fabrics for flowers
    • Scraps of black for flower centers and brown for stem
    • 1-2 fat eighths of green for leaves

    1/2 - 3/4 yd fusible webbing Note: Use a lightweight fusible webbing that can easily be stitched through. 
    Batting & backing fabric at least 4" larger than quilt size
    1/4 yd Binding Fabric
    Machine embroidery thread to match applique fabrics (yellow, orange, green, black & brown)
    Neutral thread for piecing & quilting thread
    Sewing machine and accessories
    General quilting supplies such as rotary cutter, mat and rulers
    Instructions are included to make your own butterfly; requires small amounts of fusible webbing, stabilizer, fabric scraps & thread OR one 5" Butterfly motif 
    Lightbox maybe useful