I love animals. It was so much fun to make these colorful characters. Their happy expressions just make people smile. They can be made individually or combine all 9 animals to create a whole quilt. Pick your favorite animal and add it as a center block. There are some lucky children that have already received a quilt with one or more of the animals. Designing to make life better. Enjoy BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic quilting skills. The instructions included in this pattern make it possible for everyone to be successful if you chose to hand applique. The chimp can be hand or machine stitched or fused. Choose any method that works for you. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS There are nine animals in the Zoo Series. You may chose to make all 9 animals to create a whole quilt. Your favorite animal can be use as a center block in a quilt. Adjust the size of your background fabric to fit your pattern. Approximately 16"x 18" depending on border size.