I had intended to share this applique design this spring,....but I seem to be a little late....well actually, since Summer does not officially arrive until Sunday..... I am not late after all.
This block was designed as part of short article I wrote for CQA in early 2012,
In this article, I talk about auditioning fabrics
and how to use interesting prints to your advantage. The pattern is an applique block that
can, of course, be done in whatever method you prefer. Mine is hand
Perhaps you are looking for a project to work on while enjoying some lovely days on the deck.
You can view, download and print the file here
If you print the design at actual size, it will work nicely for an 8 inch block......if you would like it to fit a 12" block, you will need to enlarge it roughly 140%
A tutorial of my favourite method for freezer paper applique (including how I do those tiny 1/8" stems) can be found here