Whether your favorite posies adorn flowerbeds or feather beds, you're sure to cultivate a special affinity for these summer-inspired quilts from Laurie Bird. AppliquÈ a quartet of gardeners who happily tend blossoms at their windows. House friendly honeybees in a cozy skep. Or celebrate the serenity of a twilight garden by surrounding a nearby star with a blooming vine. Select your fabrics from an array of pastel prints, and treat yourself to some old-fashioned gardening fun -- no gloves, soil, or perspiration necessary!
3 Projects: Country Star (large appliquÈd star entwined with flowers in center panel); The Desert Shall Blossom (appliquÈd bee skep and flowers in center panel, with corner blocks of Shoo Fly and Double Monkey Wrench); and Flower Boxes (4 blocks, each with an appliquÈd woman in bonnet, tending flower box).