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Quilter's Garden

Frame a fussy-cut fabric piece with a flower appliqué border and Log Cabin blocks. Pinks, oranges, and greens make for a fresh and bright wall hanging. Fabrics are from the Up Parasol collection by Heather Bailey for FreeSpirit.

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Inspired by Little House on the Square from designer Lynette Anderson

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke


•    5" square light pink floral (appliqués)

•    1⁄8 yard pink floral (appliqués, border 4)

•    3⁄4 yard each orange floral and green floral (appliqués, borders 2 and 4)

•    5⁄8 yard solid cream (appliqués, border 2)

•    1⁄2 yard orange check (quilt center, borders 1, 3, and 4)

•    3⁄8 yard bird print (quilt center)

•    4—9×21" pieces (fat eighths) assorted orange, pink, green, and white prints (border 2)

•    1⁄2 yards binding fabric

•    2-7⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    51" square batting

•    Lightweight fusible web

•    Fine-point fabric marking pen


Finished quilt: 42-1⁄2" square

Finished block: 7" square


Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.