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Wading Heron

  • Briefly: Applique and quilting make up this Heron quietly wading the waters Read more
  • Type: Download Pattern
  • Designer: Anita Eaton
  • Finished size: 25.5" x 12.5"
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Techniques

    Applique, Patchwork

    Supplies Needed for this Design

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  • Tags: animal, Anita Eaton, applique, download, quilt, quilt pattern

  • Regular price $8.99 USD
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    • Description
    • Requirements

    Make the striking red and black version of this heron or choose the softer setting of a sunset background. This Wading Heron can be made beautifully either way - the pattern includes templates for both a heavier black-edged heron and a softer satin stitch look. It also includes three border options along with various size options. Make the full version 25" x 12" or either of the smaller versions of 12" x 14" or 12" square.

    Pattern includes full-sized templates for both applique versions and quilting (cattail design and water ripples) with other suggested quilting ideas.

    Fabric Amounts for various parts:

    Red Version:
      White or light: 12-1/2" x 14-1/2" (background)
      Red: 4" x 7" (wing and head)
      Black: 9" x 9" (body)
      Gray: 2" x 6" (water) 
      Note: White area of bird is background fabric but not cut separately. Include an additional 9" square if using a different fabric

    Sunset or Gray Version:
      Hand-dyed sunrise/sunset or other fabric: 12-1/2" x 14-1/2" (background)
      Dark gray: 3" x 3" (eye and wing accent)
      Med gray: 9" x 9" (body)
      Light gray: 4" x 7" (wing)

    Upper and Lower Border options
      Option 1: Single fabric - 1 fat quarter
      Option 2: Squares - mixed fabrics equal to 1 fat quarter
      Option 3: Squares on point - mixed fabrics equal to 1/3 yd fabric

    Batting & Backing Fabric
    27" x 14", 16" x 14" or 14" x 14"
    Binding Fabric 1/8 yd
    Other requirements: Thread & a small amount of fusible web or fabric glue, plus general quilting supplies including a rotary cutter, scissors, sewing machine, etc…