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Simply Sunflowers

Simply Sunflowers

  • Briefly: Applique sunflowers on a patchwork background - one of our popular color wash quilts Read more
  • Type: Download Pattern
  • Designer: Ruth Blanchet
  • Finished size: 29" x 34"
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Techniques

    Applique, Patchwork

    Supplies Needed for This Design

    • Scraps of fabric from as small as 1 1/2" square to 9 1/2" x 3" in shades of muted dark green through to light green and beige for background blocks
    • TWO 1" x full width strips of light fabric for first border
    • TWO 1" x full width strips of medium/dark fabric for first border
    • 24" (60cm) x full width medium green for second border
    • 20" (50cm) x full width dark green for stems and leaves
    • An assortment of yellow fabrics for petals
    • 4" (10cm) x full width dark brown for flower centers
    • 20" (50cm) fusible webbing (yard wide)
    • 30" x 35" (77cm x 90cm) batting
    • 30" x 35" (77cm x 90cm) backing
    • Machine embroidery threads in green and yellow for applique
    • Thread for piecing and quilting
    • Baking paper or teflon sheet
    • 1/4" Bias Bar (optional)

    FAQ for Pattern Downloads:

    Question: Where do I find the download I purchased?
    As soon as you make a purchase, you are directed to a Thank You page which will have a link to download your pattern.
    We also email you the 'Thank You' to your email inbox which includes the link to download your pattern. Please check your spam/junk box if you do not receive this.
    Question: I've clicked the download link and nothing happens, what should I do?
    Chances are the pattern is downloading in the background. Give it a moment then check your file app (iphone) or download folder (in My Files or File Manager on android) to see if the file is there. If it isn't, before trying again, try the suggestions in the trouble downloading question below.
    Question: I'm having trouble downloading the pattern, is there anything I should do?
    Yes, the most important thing to do is turn off any popup blocker. Popup blockers prevent the download window from being seen by you, yet we will not know about it so each time you try, it will appear to us that you have attempted to download the pattern.
    Here is a full list of things to try:
    • Ensure that no pop up blockers are enabled
    • Ensure you are using a stable connection - wifi is better than phone data
    • Clear your cache and cookies
    • Try a different web browser, as well as private windows to rule out any browser issues
    • Ensure the web browser is up to date and that the latest device software is up to date
    • Try another device, like another computer, tablet, or mobile phone
    Question: What if I exceed my download tries?
    Don't fear, we will always make sure you receive your purchased pattern. If your download link expires, simply email us and we will send you a new link.
  • Tags: applique, color wash, download, flower applique, quilt, quilt pattern

  • Regular price $12.75 USD
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    • Description

    This Sunflower quilt pattern is one of many applique patterns in our color wash flower series. The applique sunflowers are made up using various shades of yellow and gold petals, stand out well on the patchwork background which is made of strips in varying lengths constructed in Log Cabin style. The sunflowers and leaves are appliqued on top of the patchwork to give them a 3-dimensional look. This quilt is another delightful applique pattern in our series.

    Purchase your "Simply Sunflowers" applique pattern today, we know you will enjoy this wonderful technique and the finished quilt.

    Need more help to create this pattern? Join Ruth's online workshop and she will help you choose the right fabrics, build the background with confidence, add applique and stems, stitch and add shading, right through to quilting your project and finishing it off. For more detail see our class page: Sunflowers at Dawn.