It looks good enough to eat, but you won't want to spoil the design of the Apple Pie quilt block by taking a bite. The quilt block is a simple one, portraying just a pie, but what a beauty it is with the hearts cut into the upper crust and the aroma wafting off of it. Part of the Country Cupboard quilt design, this quilt block is a country classic. Download the Apple Pie quilt block as a PDF to print out the pattern. Be sure to enlarge the quilt block at 125%.
To make the Apple Pie quilt block:
A: Cut 1 (piece includes area under appliqué). B: Cut 1 (piece includes area under appliqué). Hearts: Fuse double-sided webbing to fabric, and cut 3. Other pieces: Fuse double-sided webbing to fabrics, and cut 1. (Do not add seam allowances to fused pieces.)
Stitch A to B. Fuse pieces to AB; fuse hearts to top of pie. By hand or machine, appliqué all fused pieces using narrow blanket stitch. Embroider steam using backstitch and 2 strands of floss.
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ABOUT THE QUILT DESIGNER:Retta Warehime is the author of Snuggle Up, Patchwork Memories, Quilting Your Just Desserts, Farm House Quilts, and many other titles. She has taught piecing and quilting techniques for 24 years and has been designing and publishing quilt patterns for 18 years through her company, Sew Cherished. Warehime has published more than 200 quilt designs and is currently designing and publishing quilts for fabric company Web sites.