1. Layer quilt top, batting, and backing; baste. For details, see Quilter’s Schoolhouse
2. Quilt as desired. Machine-quilter Lori Kukuk stitched a circular design on the appliqués and in the background of the quilt center, a feather motif on border No. 4, and a diamond grid on border Nos. 2 and 6. Veins were stitched into each leaf. In each triangle-square, she echo-quilted free-form triangles.
3. Bind with purple plaid bias binding strips. For details, see Quilter’s Schoolhouse.