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Spring Bird Appliqué

Make a springtime scene using the Hopscotch and Tokyo Basics collections from Red Rooster Fabrics. Create a wall hanging in no time using fusible appliqué to assemble the bird, tree, and pear motifs and fussy-cutting the flower pieces.


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Inspired by "Perfectly Perched" from designer Lynda Hall of Primitives by Lynda
Quiltmaker: Laura Boehnke

18x22" piece (fat quarter) red bird print (quilt center, border, binding)
1/2 yard light green print (appliqué foundation, binding)
18x22" piece (fat quarter) dark green print (tree appliqué)
Scrap of blue print (bird appliqué)
Scrap of pink print (wing appliqué)
18x22" piece (fat quarter) mottled yellow (pear appliqués, border, binding)
Scraps of assorted green prints (leaf appliqués)
Scraps of red prints (flower appliqués)
1/8 yard red-and-yellow stripe (border)
Lightweight fusible web
Embroidery thread: brown
3/4 yard backing fabric
26x35" batting

Finished quilt: 28-1/2x19-1/4"

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.
Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.