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Petal Perfect Quilt Block

Assemble a 6" Petal Perfect block.

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Materials

•  6-1⁄2" square of tan print

•  Green print, rust print, and blue print scraps

Finished block: 6" square
 

Cut the Fabrics

Click on "Download this Project" above for pattern pieces. Choose a method of appliqué, then refer to the instructions for your chosen appliqué method in the download to cut fabric pieces and prepare them.

From green print, cut: 

•  1 of Flower Pattern 

•  1-3⁄8 ×5" bias strip

From rust print, cut: 

•  2 of Flower Pattern

From blue print, cut: 

•  1 of Flower Pattern
 

Assemble the Block

1. Prepare and position the appliqué pieces on the tan print 6-1⁄2" square (Appliqué Placement Diagram). Fold the green print 1-3⁄8 ×5" bias strip in half lengthwise with the wrong side inside; press. Stitch 1⁄4" in from the raw edges to keep them aligned. Fold the strip in half again, hiding the raw edges behind the first folded edge to create the flower stem; press.

2. Using small slip stitches and threads in colors that match the fabrics, appliqué the pieces in place, working from the bottom pieces to the top.