Folk Flower Block
Intermediate | 15 min 29 sec
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You don’t have to be an expert quilter to make this eye-catching quilt block. Modern quilter and fabric designer, Anna Maria Horner, shares how to create this folk-inspired flower block using floral print scraps. You will learn how to piece a background, fussy cut fabric, and reverse applique the flower and leaves using a sewing machine (no hand-stitching required). Make multiple Folk Flower blocks and piece them together however you’d like to make a quilt top that is blooming with color and texture.
Final Block Measures 12 ½” x 12 ½”
Here’s what you’ll need:
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Fabrics (select three):
  • 1/3-yard solid or tonal printed fabric for the foundation (enough to cut a 12 ½” x 12 ½” square)
  • 1/3-yard tonal print for the stem and leaf appliques (Anna combines two different prints for her leaves)
  • 1/3-yard floral print for the flower applique
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Rotary cutter and mat
  • Quilting ruler (Anna suggests using a 12 ½” x 12 ½” gridded ruler and a long quilting ruler)
  • Straight pins
  • All-purpose thread to match your fabrics
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Paper templates from PDF
Learn how to:
  • Piece a background
  • Use templates to create reverse applique
  • Fussy cut fabric for flower
  • Reverse machine applique
What You’ll Get:
  • Detailed instructions on how to create a folk-inspired block using floral fabric scraps. 
  • HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere and detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF template ($8 value)
  • Step-by-step expert teaching from Anna Maria Horner
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

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Meredith Van Schoick
I had actually been looking for traditional hand appliqué but this looks goo s I will try it out.
October 12, 2022
Feriba Grimes
Thank you Anna I love the simple design . I have never done reverse applique and looking forward to trying it right away
More than 3 months ago
Reta Evenson
Great instruction by Anna Maria! Beautiful result!
More than 3 months ago