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Funky Fusible Flowers

Use fusible appliqué and a small zigzag stitch to assemble a wall hanging using the April Showers Bring Sunflowers collection by Art of Possibility Studios for FreeSpirit.


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Cut pieces in the following order. Click on "Download this Project" for patterns.

To use fusible web for appliqués, complete the following steps.

1. Cut a 5x15" rectangle of fusible web. Press fusible-web rectangle onto wrong side of green print. Cut fused rectangle into 4—1/2x14" stem appliqué strips and 2—1/2x10" stem appliqué strips.

2. Cut a 7" square of fusible web. Press fusible-web square onto wrong side of multicolor print. Cut fused rectangle into 1—1/4x5" stamen appliqué, 2—1/4x4-1/2" stamen appliqués, 12 —1/4x3-1/2" stamen appliqués, and 7 —1/4x2-1/2" stamen appliqués.

3. Lay additional 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

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

From gray print, cut:
1 of Pattern A
22 of Pattern J

From blue-and-yellow print, cut:
1—30-1/2x38-1/2" foundation rectangle

From green print, cut:
5 of Pattern B
4 of Pattern B reversed
9—2-7/8" squares

From multicolor print, cut:
5—5-1/2x42" strips for outer border
6—2-1/2x42" binding strips
9 of Pattern C

From circle print, cut:
1 of Pattern D
1 of Pattern H

From orange dot, cut:
1 of Pattern E

From orange print No. 1, cut:
1 of Pattern F
19—2-7/8" squares

From purple dot, cut:
2—1-1/2x36-1/2" inner border strips

From orange print No. 2, cut:
1—1-1/2x30" strip
1 of Pattern G

From yellow-and-red floral, cut:
1 of Pattern I

From blue tone-on-tone, cut:
1—1-1/2x30" strip
28—2-7/8" squares

From yellow-and-blue floral, cut:
2—1-1/2x38-1/2" inner border strips