May 15, 2021
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FREE PATTERN FRIDAY: Brooke's Blossoms, Introductory Information

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We are starting a new adventure! This time, we will work on a full-sized quilt instead of a mini quilt. I am very excited about this colorful bouquet! Brooke's Blossoms finishes at 62 1/2" square, but contains many options for other sizes and layouts!

All blocks are made with Foundation Paper Piecing, and if you're new to FPP, I encourage you to check out my tutorials and tips on Instagram. Follow me: @crankykangaroo, and use #fppcrankykangarootut to find the videos!

About Brooke's Blossoms:

This is a medallion quilt, so it is worked from the center out. As we build, you can stop at any point and still have a finished quilt! You can also use the individual blocks in a variety of ways in other layouts or quilts! I will be sharing some mini quilt ideas as we go along!

This week, I will post the fabric requirements and some general information about the quilt. Here is our schedule for when the various blocks will be released:

May 21: Fabric requirements, coloring page, quilt layout diagram

May 28: Fabric options, directional prints, coloring examples, thoughts on medallion quilts

June 4: Center Medallion: Dogwood Flower

June 11: First Border: Anthurium and Palms

June 18: Second Border: Narrow Ribbons

June 25: Third Border: Iris and Violets

July 2: Third Border: Orchids

July 9: Fourth Border: Bromeliads

July 16: Fourth Border: Sashing

July 23: Fifth Border: Wide Ribbon

July 30: Outer Border: Daffodils, and Lilies

August 6: Outer Border: Clovers, Vines, and Leaves

August 13: Finishing up: Backing, binding, quilting

Download fabric requirements and general instructions here:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RSgOK3OpkJdKM8F1EnrIVjsb1iDq9AkX/view?usp=sharing

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