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Lollipop Flowers Wall Hanging

This whimsical wall hanging has a pieced background appliquéd with lollipop-style flowers. Rickrack and a button embellish the center of each bloom. Fabrics are from the Berkshire collection by Jeannine Bach for Blue Hill Fabrics.


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Appliqué Quilt Center

1. Referring to Appliqué Placement Diagram, position solid brown 3/8"-wide stems on quilt center; layer center stem end over outside stem ends in the center of each Flying Geese unit. Fuse in place following manufacturer’s instructions. Using a short, narrow zigzag stitch and matching thread, stitch along long edges of each stem.

2. Position an assorted print circle on each stem, overlapping stem about 1/4"; fuse and stitch in place as before.

3. Overlap two 1-1/2"-long rickrack pieces in an X in the center of each assorted print circle. Tack the center of each X in place.

4. Tack a brown, blue, or tan button in center of rickrack X.

5. Cut and piece blue-and-brown plaid 4-1/2x42" strips to make:

  • 2—4-1/2x57" border strips
  • 2—4-1/2x16" border strips

6. Sew short blue-and-brown plaid border strips to short edges of quilt center. Add long blue-and-brown plaid border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward border.