Beautiful rose quilt - make it in your favorite rose color. This quilt is both pieced and appliqued.
Techniques: patchwork, applique
Size: 47" square
Skill Level: advanced
Designed by: Ruth Blanchet
This rose quilt design is appliqued using soft colors in yellow and orange. Many others combinations can be used for the applique and patchwork background. If you like red roses, try fabrics in red and rust tones. Accompanied with green, this will make a very colorful rose quilt too. Choose any rose color for a fabulous quilt. This detailed pattern is an eighteen page instruction booklet full of colored graphics for you to successfully complete this beautiful rose applique quilt. The booklet includes how-to applique instructions and quilting details too.
You could easily enlarge the quilt size by adding additional borders either pieced, appliqued or quilted repeating the patchwork or applique roses around this center piece.
1 yd Background fabric (Bg)
¾ yd theme fabric 1 (large border)
½ yd theme fabric 2 (outer border & blocks)
⅛ yd medium blue (blocks)
¼ yd pale blue (blocks)
⅓ yd light blue/green (blocks)
⅔ yd dark blue (diamond border)
¾ yd dark green (narrow border, applique, binding)
⅛ yd pale green (applique leaves)
⅛ yd dark brown (applique stem)
⅛ yd of SIX light to dark orange fabrics