A Shamrock Block
This shamrock block is based on the same appliqué pieces used a few weeks ago to make a heart block. With green fabric colorways and a different arrangement we now have a shamrock. I'm showing it here as a 6 inch block, but make it larger with a copy machine if you wish. It would look fine as a 12" block. You'll cut the background block at 6.5" to have a finished 6" block.
This is an easy block to appliqué - you'll be cutting out 3 each of the 2 sizes of hearts and placing them on a background block. Then cut a curvy strip of fabric to make the stem (I did not give you a template for this piece. It didn't seem necessary.)
See 3 sample quilt tops to give you an idea of layouts HERE.
For easy appliqué use fusible web technique, of course you can appliqué by hand if you wish, but then you would add a seam allowance to the pieces to turn under.
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