Good morning cute people...
let's do this!!!
Can you believe that after today we will be finished with our BLOOM blocks?
But it's never too late to get started!
to download the free pattern
for my BLOOM quilt:)
I've had a blast making
cute appliqué blocks using my
Today is of course...
And here are my Calico Days
fabric choices for this week.
We will be using
A-7 A-13 A-20
Sew Simple Shapes
From BOTH fabric and interfacing:
Cut 1 - 3" x 4" for the flower center
Cut 2 - 2" x 3" for the leaves
Cut 8 - 2" squares for the petals
Prepare stem piece about 5" long
Cut your background 9" square
1. Trace your shapes onto the interfacing.
2. Pair up with fabric...
stitch on traced line and trim a 1/4" seam allowance.
3. Cut an "X" in the interfacing for turning.
4. Turn and shape using the Clover turning tool.
Press on the fabric side:)
Press a crease in the center
of your block like this.
Place your stem on the center of
the line and even with the bottom edge.
Measure up 3 1/4" fem the bottom edge to place your first petal.
Measure 1 1/4" from the top edge to place the top petal.
Now place your oval in the center...
And add the two side petals.
Fill in the four remaining petals.
Pin or glue baste into place for appliqué.
When your appliqué is complete...
press from the back and trim your block down to 8 1/2" square.
Choose and cut your border fabrics and corner squares...
And sew together your super cute...very last...
Now you can sew the last row together and add the borders...
Next week I'll show you my
right after I get it back
from the quilter and bound:)