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Tulip Applique Block posted: 4/20/2003
by Dori Hawks Printable Page
Category: Applique Level: Easy
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Try making each flower a different color within the block or for each block in your quilt use a different color. This can be made very traditional, country style or very bright fabrics.

Finished Size: 12"

Fabric Reqs For Block: (Example fabrics in parentheses)
  • 12 ½" x 12 ½" Light For Background (It is wise to cut this slightly bigger and cut it to finished size after you have done the appliqué)
  • 10" x 10" For Flowers
  • 9" x 9" For Leaves
  • 2" x 6" For Stems
Click here to download the pattern (pdf)
  Click here to download the placement template (pdf)

Refer to Making Templates for Appliqué

Cutting Instructions
Piece # Fabric Shape
A  4  Flowers
B  8 Leaves
C  2 Stems
D  1 Background

Refer to Placement Of Appliqué Pieces for position of each piece.

Assembly Order (Using your favorite method of applique: Hand, Fusing, Machine):
Step 1: D (Background) Press and lay flat
Step 2: C (Stems) Do one and then the other
Step 3: A ( Flowers) Sew each one
Step 4: B (Leaves) Do one on a flower, and then the second. Repeat for all flowers.

Color Options


Some Pictures Created in EQ5
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Category: Applique

Author: Dori Hawks
Level: Easy

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