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Idyllic Iris

Idyllic Iris

  • Briefly: This imaginative scene patched together in a color wash effect is adorned with beautiful iris flowers Read more
  • Type: Download Pattern
  • Designer: Ruth Blanchet
  • Finished size: 21" x 28"
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Techniques

    Applique, Color Wash, Basic Patchwork, Free-Motion

    Supplies Needed for This Design

    • For Background: a selection of squares in yellow, blue, and green from 1-1/2 to 4" square. Try to have a range from light to dark - the more the better to create a good color wash effect. The smaller square in the center will be the lightest - yellow. The largest squares 4" are the darkest.

    Applique Irises: Only small amounts are required in the following colors:
    • Blue Purple: medium and dark (for lower petals)
    • Red Purple: light, medium, and dark (for upper petals)
    • Yellow: medium and bright
    • Bright green: leaves
    • Dark green: stems

    Other Supplies:
    • Batting & Backing: approx 25" x 32" each
    • 1/2 yd binding/facing fabric
    • 5-6 sheets or 1/2 yd of fusible webbing
    • Machine embroidery thread to match applique fabrics plus a darker thread (or black) to outline each shape
    • Quilting thread: A range of variegated threads in yellow, blue, and green helps blend the background squares together however any thread will suffice
    • Teflon sheet or baking paper for constructing appliques
    • General quilting supplies such as a sewing machine, threads, rotary cutter, rulers, etc.

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  • Tags: applique, color wash, e-book, flower applique, quilt, quilt pattern, scenic

  • Regular price $10.99 USD
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    • Description

    Create your next color wash pattern with a beautiful iris display. Whole flower templates are included so no need to perfectly aligned this to the pattern. In fact, you can actually create your own arrangement by moving flowers around or adding additional flowers.

    This pattern also includes a background grid (pictured right) for you to audition your own fabrics or colors, applique and quilting instructions (with alternative suggestions), full-sized templates, and construction tips.

    The background grid is the perfect aid to get your color wash fabrics in the right place!