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Bee Happy

Fast fusible appliqués stitched atop foundation strips make this buzz-worthy quilt cute as can “bee.”


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Cut pieces in the following order. Click on "Download this Project" for the pattern pieces. To use iron-on fusible web for appliquéing patterns A–J, complete the following steps.


1.    Lay fusible web, paper side up, over patterns. Use a pencil to trace each pattern the number of times indicated in cutting instructions, leaving 1⁄2" between tracings. Cut out each fusible-web shape roughly 1⁄4" outside traced lines.

2.    Following manufacturer’s instructions, press fusible-web shapes onto wrong sides of assorted prints; let cool. Cut out fabric shapes on drawn lines. Peel off paper backings.


From assorted prints, cut:

•    17 each of patterns A, B, and C

•    1 each of patterns D, E, F, G, H, I, and J

From solid white, cut:

•    6—9×41" appliqué foundation strips

•    5—1-1⁄2×42" strips for middle border

From green check, cut:

•    5—1-1⁄2×42" strips for inner border

From turquoise check, cut:

•    6—6-1⁄4×42" strips for outer border

From red check, cut:

•    7—2-1⁄2×42" binding strips