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Kate "Leaf" quilt

KATE'S         FELT & FLANNEL LEAF BLOCK  pieced

REQUIREMENTS FOR ONE BLOCK

This design works best using at least 7 different fabrics for

the background block, but you can get away with five or six

as there is a lot of appliqué on top of the basic block design..  

 

Wadding, thin, 19" x 19". Backing fabric for block, same size.

Pieced Front: 7 Fat Quarters ( will make more than one block) or if from your stash:

1 x 5" x 10.5", 6 x 13" x13" or equivalent. Use woven brushed cottons, Homespun,

woven annels, or thin wool tweeds.

Felts: Leaves 1 fat quarter or equivalent in various shades. Berries 3 shades of red work best, or single piece 2" x 8".

Fusible webbing (such as Heat and Bond)- only required if using brushed cotton or wool for appliqué, not felt: 25cm

Threads: Neutral machine thread for piecing.

For embroidery and appliqué: suggested suitable threads:perle 12, embroidery oss ( use two strands), crochet cotton 10 or smaller, lining threads- again fine.

For hand quilting: single strand oss,Aurifil Laine,hand quilting threads or any fine

embroidery or perle thread.

Sewing machine, cutting mat, rules and cutter, paper scissors, hand stitching needles for embroidery ( small chenilles are good) and quilting, small scissors for threads, appliqué