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Bullas Bears

from PURRFECT SPOTS
(7) Name: 'Quilting : Bullas Bears
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sewing skills, rotary cutter, piecing, quilting, applique and embroidery

Pattern Description:

This delightful quilt features the wonderful Polar Bears from the art of internationally famous artist, Will Bullas. These bears have personality. The quilt includes piecing and applique plus embroidery with speciality threads. Beads, charms and buttons are also used along with shadow and blush. Fabrics used are from Hoffman Fabrics, Bali Hand-Dyed Watercolors Batiks, Style #1895 and the Hoffman Bali Batik Handpaints Mottled collection. (Name & Numbers are included.) Kreinik Threads are used for the embroidery and special iron-on ribbons and braids.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 37" x 50 1/2"

Materials:

  • 3 fat quarters each of mottled: medium blue (Lapis - 123, Bluebird - 301) and light blue (Cabana - 490)
  • 1/2 yard each of two different mottled whites: (Dewdrop - 462, Gardenia - 500)
  • 1 fat quarter each of mottled: dark blue (Moonstruck - 524), very light blue (Breeze - 492), black (Midnight - 128), red (Red - 5)
  • 1 fat eighth each of: slate blue (Slate-92), light blue (Glacier - 1384), dark grey (Charcoal - 55), black (Blacklight - 537), white (White - 1377), yellow (Sun - 149), gold (Topaz - 238), tan (Sandcastle - 488), brown (Bison - 555), medium green (Frog - 303), dark green (Rainforest - 553)
  • 1/2 yard flat white
  • 1 1/2 yards green (Rainforest 553)
  • 1 3/4 yard for backing
  • 47" x 60" piece of batting
  • 2 yards 12" wide fusible web
  • Kreinik #4 VF Braid - black (005), white (032), pink (024HL)
  • Kreinik #8 Iron-on Braid - red (6130), green (6350)
  • Kreinik #16 Iron-on Braid - white (6010)
  • Kreinik 1/8" Iron-on ribbon - red (6130), white (6010), green (6350), black (6090), gold (6225)
  • 1 black bead, 5 white beads, 4 red beads, 3 blue beads, 2 yellow beads, 1 star charm, 20 to 40 assorted sized snowflake and crystal star buttons
  • 24 Christmas tree light buttons

You Will Also Need:

  • scissors, rotary cutter, cutting mat, ruler, iron, fusible webbing, speciality threads, beads, buttons, star charm and (optional) applique pressinig sheet
  • Quilter's erasable marking pen
  • matching thread for piecing and bear highlights
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$15.00

Intermediate
Quilting
Home Decor
Wall Hanging
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About the designer

Nan Baker is the owner of PURRFECT SPOTS and she designs Quilts, Cross Stitch and Needlepoint. Her quilting and needlework designs have been published in numerous magazines. Nan is also the ...

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