So of course you can understand that I couldn’t design a collection called STRAWBERRY & BLOSSOMS without adding in my Fig Tree take on a Strawberry quilt. A strawberry quilt just seemed like the perfect summertime addition and something that I would love to bring out every year right around strawberry season… wouldn’t you?!
We have so many other fruits and nut patterns that we have done over the years… CHERRIES, APPLES, PEARS, PUMPKINS, WATERMELON, ACORNS… it was past due time for some berries.
STRAWBERRY BLOSSOMS is one of those patterns that can be made in so many different variations that I had to seriously stop myself when I was designing and make some decisions when it came time to create the pattern!
As you can see… each block is made from 4 components, in the main pattern version that is (2) berries, (1) flower and (1) leaf. But as you can see here in this single block, it looks fabulous with 2 leaves and no flowers as well!
But of course you can also do any other variety… 2 berries/2 leaves, all berries in one block/all leaves in another, 4 berries. Here are some mockups of a few of my favorite variations…
I know many of you are working on this pattern now as you have just received your patterns and kits.. I cannot wait to see yours start coming together!
PATTERN NAME: STRAWBERRY BLOSSOMS
FABRIC COLLECTION: STRAWBERRIES & RHUBARB WITH A YELLOW FROM CATALINA [but the yellows from Figs and Shirtings would be fabulous as well]
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE. There are no specialty techniques or templates in this block but there are a lot of pieces. The method used is all my SEW&FLIP so almost no bias to contend with either.
AVAILABLE: Patterns are in the shop and also available at many LQS. Kits are sold out at this time but we still do have some backings available [at the time of this writing] if you are looking HERE.