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Pocketful of Posies

Hand-appliqued stems and leaves add gentle curves to the center of the spring wall hanging. Flying Geese units form a pieced border, and lily units finish off the quilt’s corners.



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Designer: Kim Gillilan of Sugar Pine Designs



•    7⁄8 yard of purple print for block and borders

•    10" square of yellow print for  block and outer border

•    1⁄2 yard of cream print for block

•    5⁄8 yard of green plaid for leaf appliqués and outer border

•    10" square of green stripe for stem appliqués

•    Scrap of dark purple print for block

•    1⁄2 yard of purple stripe for block and binding

•    1⁄2 yard of green print for block and pieced border

•    3⁄8 yard of white-and-purple print for setting triangles

•    1-1⁄4 yards of backing fabric

•    42" square of quilt batting

•    5-1⁄4" length of yellow rickrack

•    3⁄4"-diameter purple button


Finished quilt: 36-1⁄4" square
Finished block: 14" square


Quantities specified for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. 

All measurements include a 1⁄4" seam allowance. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.