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Giraffe at Kilimanjaro

  • Briefly: This African scene has a strip pieced background with appliques added on top that include giraffe and elephants Read more
  • Type: Download Pattern
  • Designer: Deborah Cohen
  • Finished size: 36" x 29"
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Techniques: Applique

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    Giraffe at Kilimanjaro was inspired by a real-life situation. The designer, Deborah Cohen took this image and created this beautiful children's quilt. Please note the details of the giraffe and its wonderful facial features. The background shows Mt Kilimanjaro, the African plains, and an elephant with a baby.

    The giraffe can be made using a spotty giraffe fabric or plain fabric where you add your own spots (templates supplied). The background is strip pieced with appliques added on top. The pattern also includes quilting designs.

    Background:
    Fat eighths in:
      Grey green (mountain),
      Bright green (trees),
      Smoke (cloud),
      Grey Beige Tone(mountain),
      White (snow)
      SEVEN greens ‐ vary print size
      Grey tone on tone(elephants)
    ONE fat quarter of Sky Blue
    6" x WOF Border 1
    22" x WOF Border 2 non-directional print OR 36" x WOF for directional print
    1 yd Fusible webbing
    36" x 40" Batting
    36" x 40" Backing,
    Flower beads (optional)

    Applique:
    Version 1 - 10" x WOF Light Cream (body)
                     Fat eight in Mid orange (spots, face)
                     Small pieces in:
                       Dark cream (two legs)
                       Bright Orange (mane, hooves)
                       Mid Brown (face)
                       Black (eyes)
                       Dark Brown (Tree)
    Version 2 - 10" x WOF Giraffe print
                     Smaller pieces in:
                       Cream scrap (lower jaw)
                       Mid Brown (face)
                       Dark Brown (mane, hooves, tree trunks)

    • Description
    • Giraffe at Kilimanjaro was inspired by a real-life situation. The designer, Deborah Cohen took this image and created this beautiful children's quilt. Please note the details of the giraffe and its wonderful facial features. The background shows Mt Kilimanjaro, the African plains, and an elephant with a baby.

      The giraffe can be made using a spotty giraffe fabric or plain fabric where you add your own spots (templates supplied). The background is strip pieced with appliques added on top. The pattern also includes quilting designs.

    • Requirements
    • Background:
      Fat eighths in:
        Grey green (mountain),
        Bright green (trees),
        Smoke (cloud),
        Grey Beige Tone(mountain),
        White (snow)
        SEVEN greens ‐ vary print size
        Grey tone on tone(elephants)
      ONE fat quarter of Sky Blue
      6" x WOF Border 1
      22" x WOF Border 2 non-directional print OR 36" x WOF for directional print
      1 yd Fusible webbing
      36" x 40" Batting
      36" x 40" Backing,
      Flower beads (optional)

      Applique:
      Version 1 - 10" x WOF Light Cream (body)
                       Fat eight in Mid orange (spots, face)
                       Small pieces in:
                         Dark cream (two legs)
                         Bright Orange (mane, hooves)
                         Mid Brown (face)
                         Black (eyes)
                         Dark Brown (Tree)
      Version 2 - 10" x WOF Giraffe print
                       Smaller pieces in:
                         Cream scrap (lower jaw)
                         Mid Brown (face)
                         Dark Brown (mane, hooves, tree trunks)

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