Start off every morning the right way by sitting down with a cup of coffee at this Tulip Morning quilted placemat. Featuring the Trumpeteing Tulip quilt block, the finished placemat will measure about 19 X 15 inches. Download the two-page Tulip Morning quilted placemat pattern as a PDF, and print out the pattern. You'll need to enlarge the quilt block 125% before you get started.
To make the Tulip Morning quilted placemat pattern:
Make 1 block, and add top and bottom borders and wide side borders. Finished size is about 19 X 15 inches.
To make the Trumpeting Tulip quilt block:
A-D: Cut 1, and cut 1 from reverse pattern. E: Cut 2. F: Cut 1. G: Cut 1.
Stitch A to B. Make 2 (1 is reverse pattern). Stitch AB to BA, with leaves pointing outward. Stitch E to F, and stitch E to other side of F. Stitch G to top of EFE. Stitch D to D, and then stitch EFEG to top of DD. Stitch a C to either side of this piece. Stitch this piece to top of ABBA to complete block.
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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.