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Merry Fairies

from Beatrice Marx Quilt Designs
(7) Name: 'Quilting : Merry Fairies
Merry Fairies
Merry Fairies
Merry Fairies
Merry Fairies

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic skills in hand stiching are required since this pattern involves hand applique and the more invisible the stitches the nicer the result.

Pattern Description:

I discovered the magical world of Cicely Mary Barker fairies while browsing books in an antique store last summer. So when I saw on the shelf of my favorite local quilt store in Port Gamble holiday fabric that featured some of her fairies, I was very excited and I immediately visualized a wall quilt with them. They seemed to have fun and ready to jump and frolic. Thus came the idea of Merry Fairies.
After I completed it, I realized that any of your favorite characters or animals can be used for this quilt. It can be infinitely personalized.

It brings magic to my home, as if the fairies were about to jump out of the wall quilt and join in the fun!

It is easy and fast to do, which is great just a few weeks from the Holidays!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 26 1/2" x 21 1/4"

Materials:

  • Background: 1/2 yard of light color
  • Red border: 1/4 yard
  • Green/gold border and binding: 3/4 yard
  • 1/2 yard of DM5406 Red Holiday Fairies (Michael Miller collection) fabric for the cut out fairies (link for retail stores: http://michaelmillerfabrics.com/MMF/..%5CMMF%5CRetailStores.cfm). You can also use any other fabric with characters that you like or with your favorite animals
  • Fat quarters of 3 different fabrics for the tumbling blocks: one light, one medium, one dark
  • 3/4 yard of fabric for the back
  • 3/4 yard of batting
  • Thread in matching colors
  • Clear plastic sheet to cut out the diamond shape
  • Quilting spray adhesive
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$8.00

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About the designer

I have been quilting for 19 years. I enjoy combining techniques, applique, embroidery, crayon colored patterns, and I have a lot of fun creating patterns for children quilts. Check my website for the ...

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