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Learn raw-edge Applique methods in this playful traditional Pennsylvania Dutch style of hearts flowers and birds. Pattern includes written instructions, diagrams and templates for raw edge applique, quilt as you go joinery and binding,  machine and free-motion quilting. Peek at the gallery page to see the ladies' choices of colour combinations! This has been my most popular course. This is one very proud teacher!

Hearts & Flowers Applique Sampler

  • Sewing machine, Quilting Foot, Free-motion Foot

    Scissors, for fabric and for paper  Pencils , Ruler, fabric marking pen

    Pins straight and safety pins    

    Needles new  machine , and hand sewing

    Thread   machine quilting 100% cotton to coordinate, blend  or contrast your with chosen   colours 200mtrs leaves bird, 100mtrs flowers hearts, 200mtrs light back ground quilting + spare colour for basting ( tacking)

    Wadding   90 inch wide Buy  1.75  meters

    Fabrics  100%cotton quilting fabric

    For block background  choose a plain or  lightly printed background for your centre motif to stand out or ‘pop’. 

    White or cream based, or a pale colour Buy 1.25 meter

    Filler Panels  buy .50 meters complimentary colours/small prints or printed fabric

    For sashing & Binding choose small prints or extra of one of your colours Buy .5 metre

    For applique pieces choose 5 or 6 fat  quarters coordinating colours, try to avoid strong directional  or large  geometrical prints.  A mixture of light medium dark, smaller prints  and plain prints. 2 colours for flowers & hearts and 3 col ours for birds and leaves                                                                   

    Backing    Buy 2.75 metres

     Bondi-web  or heat n bond  Buy 2 metres                      

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