Carolina Wren Applique Block

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Carolina Wren Applique Block Pattern


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Quilting: Carolina Wren Applique Block
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Applique Skills
  • Basic Embroidery Skills

Pattern Description:

The Carolina Wren is the state bird for South Carolina. This block is one of the applique blocks I did for my 'Symbols of Our Unity' quilt. The entire quilt can be seen on my website,

The pattern includes the layout and step by step instructions for making the block. All embroidery instructions are included with detailed drawings. Both left and right handed instructions are included.

There is a tutorial for back baste applique on my website.

This 8" finished block fits perfectly in a 12-1/4" mini-quilt for the Ackfeld Table stand. It would make a fabulous gift for that someone special who lives in South Carolina, or loves birds.


  • One 9" square background fabric
  • One 7" square light tan fabric for bird
  • One 7" square medium tan fabric for bird
  • One 7" square brown fabric for tree branch
  • One 4" square medium brown fabric for bird
  • One 4" square dark medium brown fabric for bird
  • One 3" square dark brown fabric for bird
  • One scrap white fabric for bird
  • Plastic Template
  • Applique and embroidery needles
  • Applique thread to match fabrics
  • DMC embroidery floss - Black-#310, tans-#435, 436, 437, brown-#838, white, greens-#469, 471, gray-#844

You Will Also Need:

  • applique and embroidery needles
  • scissors
  • marker for plastic template

About Designer

About Designer

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Alexandra Henry is an award winning needle artist. She has been quilting, drawing, painting, and sewing since childhood. Alexandra is a free lance graphic artist/designer and is currently working with Pellon Projects where you can find many of her quilt patterns and projects as free downloads. Please visit Please visit Alexandra's website ...

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