Adorn your latest quilting project with the colorful blooms found on this classic-looking quilt block. The Bloom Well Groomed quilt block is part of the Fresh from the Garden quilt design. Download the Bloom Well Groomed quilt block as a PDF to print out the pattern. You'll need to enlarge the quilt block 125%.
To make the Bloom Well Groomed quilt block:
Background: Cut 1. All other pieces: Fuse double-sided webbing to fabrics, and cut
1 each. (Do not add seam allowances to fused pieces.)
Place and fuse all pieces. By machine, appliqué all fused pieces using narrow zigzag stitch. Use same stitch to make flower stamen. Sew buttons to ends of stamen. Hand-stitch green cord on background for flower stem.
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ABOUT THE QUILT DESIGNER:
Phyllis Dobbs is the author of Dimensional Quilts and Fun with Flannel. Her designs appear in many books and magazines. She teaches and demonstrates quilt and stitch techniques at local and national levels and has designed a whimsical fabric collection for Hancock Fabrics. Dobbs is a member of the Society of Craft Designers.