flower applique quilt block

Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 7

Block 7 is done… this block is half applique and half strip piecing

~Tulip Junction~

applique flowers quilt blockThe more I applique, the more I love it….  for this block I used steam-a-seam lite 2 fusible.  It comes in sheets that you can put in your printer and print or photocopy the templates on which eliminates tracing.

fusible applique flowers with steam a seamAfter it’s fused to your fabric and the paper backing is removed they temporarily stick in place, kind of like a post-it, which helps when you’re arranging all your pieces.  Then you can fuse in place.

7-block-009I outlined all my fused pieces with a blanket stitch, but you can zig zag or use any decorative stitch really…

applique flowers quilt block of the month

l hope you enjoy this block as much as I did!

applique quilt block with flowers

One more close up just because its fun!

tulip applique quilt block

You can find this pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy.

Here are some of the previous blocks…

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2 comments on “Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 7

  1. jmnaatz

    Hi! Visiting from Waltham, MN. Love your block. The bright colors are so inspiring.

  2. Maureen

    Oh I really like this! Excellent and “cool” block as always!