Bird Block »
InstructionsI used the Bird pattern from McCall's Quilting September/October 2012 as the base for my design. The quilt is approximately 5 inches x 7 inches.
I wanted to give the design a 3D effect. The 2 brown borders create the tree. I stitched small strips for twigs. Then intertwined them to form the nest and tacked them in place. The loose threads and frayed edges create added texture. Extra ...
Read full instructions »
Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Cute, Whimsical
100% Cotton Fabric & thread, Fusible webbing, Poly-Cotton blend batting, small seed bead
What was your inspiration?
A house bound person who loves birds.
What are you most proud of?
Creating the 3D nest.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't be afraid to try something different. Turn a quilt into art.