Flowers and Leaves Quilting Designs
Make flowers and leaves the stars of your next project. The motifs make beautiful appliqués and can add dimension to basic blocks. Browse our gallery for ideas and tips from experienced machine quilters.
String of Lanterns
Designer Pat Sloan machine-quilted a free-form flower in each block, then straight-line quilted some of the outer border stripes.
A floral-and-leaf motif was machine-quilted in each vertical row of the quilt top.
See How: Allover Leaves
An allover leaf design is a great design to use on a sitdown longarm machine. Angela Walters shows you how versatile it is.
A Dash of Autumn
In each block, Sandy Pluff machine-quilted leaves in the medium and dark batik pieces.
Ebony Love machine-quilted large flowers and bubbles to echo motifs in the fabrics.
Play It Again
Designer Laurie Simpson hand-quilted flowers in the center of the blocks.
Petal by Petal
Laurel Keith machine-quilted a flower-and-vine motif across the intersections of the appliqued blocks.
Red, White & Oooh
Jo Kramer quilted floral medallions in the blocks.