Apple Pie – free miniature art quilt pattern

Get creative with this art quilting project.

As part of a local Art Quilting group, we were given the challenge to create a 12 inch quilt using the apple shape as a theme. I chose to dive into my collection of yummy velvets, corduroys and silks to create nine different types of apples.

See the gallery pictures below for the various apples and textures I was able to create. To create further texture, the colourful apples are fused onto the background and satin stitched down.

 

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Making this small quilt is a lot of fun, you can complete in a day, and hang on your kitchen wall.  It is always a conversation piece in my house…

Skill Level: all, rotary cutting, basic sewing skills

Special Requirements: fusible web, pressing cloth

Finished Quilt Size: 12½ inch square

Fabric requirements:

  • Pieces of feature fabrics, velvets, silks, cottons
  • Nine—4 inch (10cm) blocks of different grey cottons
  • Three inches (8cm) of dark grey border and sashing
  • 5 inches (13cm) binding fabric
  • 14 inch (35cm) square piece of backing fabric
  • 12 inches (30cm) of brown yarn for stems
  • 12 inch square (30cm) of fusible web
  • Batting, 14 inch (35cm) square

 

This design is provided free for visitors and available for immediate download.

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