Grandma Hattie's Knick Knack Shelf Blocks
part 2 of series
3 and 4 in the series:
These paper foundation pieced blocks for your knick knack shelves are a baby shoe (which would be fun done in a "bronze look") which you can dress up with buttons or shoe ties and a flower pot in which to grow an appliqué of flowers or maybe a cactus. I include one simple appliqué flower pattern. Finished sewn height of these blocks is meant to be 8 inches.
Block 3 - a Baby Bootie in Bronze
This baby shoe would be fun done in metallic lame fabric to look like a bronzed baby shoe. The "buttons" can be sewn on after finishing the block to embellish it. Or, perhaps add shoe laces?
Knick Knack block 4 - a Flower Pot: A flower pot block which can have flowers or plants or a floral fabric used to fill it with blooms. A cactus applique would be fun, too. Finding a large floral print could be an easy way to add flowers. Or, make Yo-Yo flowers? As with the little jar in Part One I've set this to one side for more interesting spacing of the block.
A possible applique flower is shown below
(pattern is provided here) adding 2-3 could fill the pot:
Below are miniature versions of the above in paper pieced
- a link below each will lead you to the full sized blocks for printing out.
Here is the full size version of the Flower Pot block for printing.
These blocks are all designed using Electric Quilt software.
copyright ©2000 Susan C. Druding
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