Part of the Fresh from the Garden quilt design, the Flying High quilt block is an adorable addition to the pattern. What's more, it's fun and easy to make! Download the Flying High quilt block as a PDF and print out the pattern. Don't forget to enlarge the quilt block 125%.
To make the Flying High quilt block:
Cut: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, applique all fused pieces using narrow zigzag stitch. Use same stitch to make leaf vein and frog's tongue. Sew large and small beads to back of frog. Sew insect button above tongue, and add button for frog's eye.
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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.