I love animals. The animals have such cute expressions. It was so much fun to bring them to life in fabric. Collect all nine and make a whole quilt. Use your favorite animal as a center block. They would also make adorable pillows. 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 giraffe can be hand or machine stitched or fused. Choose any method that works for you. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Appoximately 18"x 24" depending on border size. 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.