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Hibiscus Sunset

  • Briefly: Sunset over the ocean with a Hibiscus flower applique border Read more
  • Type: Download Pattern
  • Designer: Ruth Blanchet
  • Finished size: 31" x 33"
  • Skill Level: Confident
  • Techniques: Applique
  • Tags: applique, download, flower applique, quilt, quilt pattern, scenic

  • Regular price $8.99 USD
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    Hibiscus Sunset is an applique pattern that has an inner scene of easy curve pieces that create the sky, sea, and sand. The bright yellow sunset reflects in the ocean. The border is decorated with beautiful hibiscus flowers, star flowers, small daisy-like flowers, leaves, and ferns. Use the same set of fabrics for each or use a combination of small pieces in a similar shade. All applique shapes are included in full-sized templates and the detailed instructions given will give you all the information necessary to make this wonderful landscape scene.

    This beautiful seascape includes a sun setting in the horizon with reflections in the ocean and a border decorated in dazzling bright flowers to complement it. The background is made from gentle curves which can be applique or pieced if preferred.

    See notes in the pattern when selecting fabrics.

    2-1/2" (or less) x 1/2 WOF (approx 21") colored strips in the following color ranges
    Sky: Dark blues/purples through to medium blues, reds, and pinks (approx 7-8)
    Sea: Dark teal to light teal and soft blues (approx 9-10)
    Sand: Gold to sandy yellows (approx 3-4)
    Sun: Bright yellow to very pale yellow (approx 5) Brightest yellow should be 2 1/2"
    Small amounts of bright and vibrant fabrics for border applique in the following colors: (Can use a mix of fabrics for each color or one fabric for each color)
    Pale green, dark green, deep pink, medium gold, medium yellow, orange, apricot, and burgundy
    ONE gold and ONE brown 1" x WOF strip for inside border
    2/3 yd dark fabric for outer border (using a dark border makes the applique stand out well)
    Machine embroidery thread to match all fabrics
    Fusible Webbing and/or spray adhesive
    23" x 21" base fabric - for building background
    33" x 36" piece of batting and backing fabric
    White or off white yarn for white water (optional)
    Small amount of sheer fabric for water edge and invisible/clear thread (optional)
    Sewing Machine and accessories including free-motion foot, rotary cutter, and rulers