Folk Flower Block
Intermediate | 15 min 31 sec
Folk Flower Block
Quilt Block and Reverse Machine Applique
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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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Folk Flower Block Reviews
760 users recommended this class to a friend
Tyler Sorrell
The finished piece looks complicated, but the process was nicely simplified.
March 13, 2024
dili Kamolova
love the way easily, clearly explained.
March 9, 2024
Mary Chapman
I’ve been quilting for over 30 years and have been quilting reverse qpplique completely wrong!!! My method took forever to complete! Thank you for showing me how easy reverse appliqué can be! I also love mixing two fabrics for the leaves! How pretty!!! ?
March 4, 2024