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Budding Beauty

Use fusible and dimensional appliqué techniques to add textural petals. 


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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the order that follows in each section. Click on "Download this Project" above for pattern piece.

To use fusible web for appliquéing the lower petals, complete the following steps.

1. Lay fusible web, paper side up, over Petal Pattern. Use a pencil to trace the pattern six times, leaving 1⁄2" between tracings. Cut out each fusible-web petal shape roughly 1⁄4" outside traced lines.

2. Following manufacturer’s instructions, press each fusible-web petal shape onto wrong side of red print; let cool. Cut out fabric shapes on drawn lines to prepare fusible petals. Peel off paper backings.

From red print, cut:
6 of Petal Pattern for fusible appliqué

From green batik, cut:
2—6-1⁄2" squares