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Random Desert


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Random Desert is an Improv pattern: we will sew first and cut last. There are few exact measures. Rest assured, however, we will "square-up" patches. Quilt size is also Improv: Join blocks in rows until desired quilt size is achieved. Consider adding your own orphan blocks or panels. Blocks finish 9" high, width is variable. Random Desert pattern is 7 pages with 10 photo illustrations and includes 3 Assembly Options. This pattern creates 3 Sonoran Desert plants quilt blocks: Saguaro (pieced), Ocotillo (fusible applique), Prickly Pear (EPP applique). BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY English Paper Piecing Snowball Block construction strip piecing row quilt assembly

Recommended with this pattern

  • 6 or 7 green fat quarters
  • red/purple scrap for Prickly Pear fruits (optional)
  • batting, backing, binding to match background fabric size

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