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Butterfly Garden

from Artfabrik
(7) Name: 'Quilting : Butterfly Garden
Butterfly Garden Butterfly Garden
Butterfly Garden Butterfly Garden (detail)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • how to fuse fabric
  • know basic hand embroidery stitches

Pattern Description:

Bring this cheerful garden into your home and attract colorful butterflies.

This easy to make design features a simple way of transferring the fabric shapes to fused fabrics. In this sample, the gradated fabric colors of the Rainbow Rich coloway from www.artfabrik.com are used along with a deep blue batik fabric. Hand dyed threads from Artfabrik make up the hand embroidery.

A fabric kit for the pattern is available at: http://artfabrik.com/artfabrik-store/patterns/flowers-and-leaves-patterns/


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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9" wide x 14" high

Materials:

  • 9" x 11" orange to red gradation for sky
  • 9" x 4 " blue for ground
  • 7" x 7" green for stems and leaves
  • 4" x 9" yellow for flower centers and butterfly
  • 5" x 10" blue batik for flowers
  • 3" x 26" yellow to blue gradation for binding
  • 9" x 14" backing fabric
  • 1 1/2 yards of fusible web (Wonder Under #805 recommended)
  • 9" x 14" batting (Hobbs Heirloom Cotton 80/20 Batting recommended)
  • Black Sharpie Fine Point marker
  • Rotary cutter, mat, and ruler
  • Size 8 or 12 embroidery thread
  • Size 4 or 5 embroidery needle
  • Machine quilting thread
  • Iron for fusing fabrics


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About the designer

I make art quilts! As a quilt instructor, I travel the world teaching you how to make fused and hand embroidered art quilts. Check out my Craftsy class, Hand-Stitched Collage Quilts.

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