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Succulent Splendor: The Prickly Pear Quilt Block


Quilt Block Mania May 2024- Prickly Pear in the Garden

Hello again my Quilty Friends!

This months Quilt Block Mania theme is Desert. I was so jazzed when I heard what this months theme was. Being born and raised in Southern California, this reminded me a lot of my childhood. We had many cacti and succulents in our gardens. They're low maintenance and great for Xeriscaping.


One of my favorite Cacti is the Prickly Pear cactus. The beautiful flowers and pear paw fruits give the desert greens such a vibrant punch of color and contrast. They're a treat to see in full bloom.



Getting Started with the Prickly Pear in the Garden Block


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Prickly Pear in the Garden Quilt Pattern cover

Before Starting-

·       Read through all instructions before you begin

·      Assemble Applique Layout Guide (included with the PDF pattern)

 

Terms to Know-

·       WS - Wrong side of fabric

·       RS - Right side of fabric

·       Raw Edge Applique - Fabric shapes whose edges are raw and unbound. Raw edge applique is the simplest and quickest way to create an applique pattern with fabric




For Detailed Step by Step Instructions-

Head over to our Release the Kraken Quilt Mania Block for raw edge applique instructions


Release the Kraken block steps
Release the Kraken Block steps

Thank you for joining me for this month's Quilt Block Mania pattern. If you make the block make sure to tag me ( @sondrasasews ). I'm super nosey and love seeing everyone's takes & interpretations!


Don't forget to stop by all the other designers sites to grab their blocks as well!



Desert Themed Quilt Blocks


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