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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
  • Tags: applique, color wash, download, flower applique, quilt, quilt pattern

  • Regular price $12.75 USD
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    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.

    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)