If you enjoy applique flowers, you are going to enjoy making the Summer Flowers quilt that has eight different beautiful flowers to applique on a strip pieced background.
44″ x 60″
Summer Flowers is a 44″ x 60″ inch quilt that combines string piecing and flower applique.
Yesterday was another beautiful day and I spent most of it power washing our deck. My plan is to actually get it sealed this summer. That was supposed to happen last year…..and didn’t. I have the front all done and one-third of the huge deck facing the river.
After I finished that I remembered I wanted to take a couple of new photos of my Summer Flowers pattern before it gets shipped off Monday.
I was also busy getting a bunch of patterns ready to send off too. My Scattered quilt is also doing a little traveling.
I really enjoy making applique flowers out of batik fabrics. The fabrics are always so beautiful and vibrant.
There are 8 different full size flowers in my pattern. Here is a pink flower.
Here is another beautiful flower block.
Get the Summer Flower pattern
The fabrics are batiks from Island Batik called the Flower Fields collection. I also used the leftover batik scraps to make a skinny tablerunner and have a tutorial for it.
I did raw-edge applique and actually did free-motion quilting for my applique. Aurifil thread is perfect for the applique.
Click here to see more about the Summer Flowers quilt pattern.
I asked if others used placemats and it was interesting to see that about half of you do and the other half don’t.
I have always had a oak table so……it is necessary to use placemats to protect the wood. That is why you will always see me making them.
Posts you might have missed
Please note this post contains affiliate links, which means I’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through my link at no extra cost to you. Please see full disclosure here. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.