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Small Seasonal Quilts with Tree Embroidery
These small cute quilts can be hung on the wall, or used with table top stands. We embroidered designs from the Four Seasons Trees Set, which use the satin stitch technique. This means you can choose thread colors according to your project. You can also adjust the size of the quilts and colors of the background as you like.
The Early Summer Quilt is made in light green and blue hues. The finished size is 10 1/2" square.
Early summer day quilt in light green hues.


The Sunny Autumn Day Quilt is made in earth tones. The finished size is 9" square.
the quilt with Autumn tree in light beige, golden, and brown hues.
The Twilight Quilt is made in blue threads on a blue and gray background. The finished size is 10 1/2" x 9".
The Twilight quilt is made in blue hues.
You will need :
  • embroidery threads either polyester or rayon - colors of your choice,
  • scraps of fabrics in pale hues, colors of your choice,
  • light-weight cut-away embroidery stabilizer,
  • fabric for the backing, and binding,
  • batting,
  • quilter's ruler,
  • rotary cutter,
  • iron,
  • #12 universal needle
  • cotton fabric thread for piecing and quilting,
  • #12-#14 quilting needle.
Scraps of pale blue, cream, beige hues.


Assembly:
Note: seam allowance is 1/4", press the seam immediately after you make it. Here we describe our backgrounds, but feel free to assemble the backgrounds as you like.
For the "Twilight" background, cut 3 pale blue strips, two of them measuring 2 1/2" x 4", and one 3" x 4". Sew them together.
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Out of gray fabrics, cut 2 strips measuring 2 1/2" x 7". Sew them to the bottom of the working piece.
Small Tree Quilts
Out of cream and blue fabrics, cut 2 strips measuring 1 1/2" x 8". Sew them to the left edge of the working piece.
Small Tree Quilts
Out of cream fabric, cut a strip measuring 2 1/2" x 6 1/2"; out of blue fabric, cut a strip measuring 2 1/2" x 3. Sew them together end to end. Sew the new strip to the upper edge of the working piece.
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Out of cream fabric, cut a strip measuring 2 1/2" x 9 1/2"; sew it to the the right edge of the working piece.
The pieced bacckground for the "twilight" quilt.
For the "autumn" quilt, we used 4 pre-cut squares, each square measuring 5" x 5".
Small Tree Quilts
For the "summer" quilt, we used 4 fabrics: pale green piece measuring 7" x 6 1/2", light cream piece measuring 4" x 6 1/2", pale blue strip measuring 2 1/2" x 10 1/2", and bright green strip measuring 3" x 10 1/2".
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Embroidery:
Mark the position of the embroidery in the centre of the piece.
Stabilize the chosen area. Upload the file into your machine. Select threads.
Hoop the fabric tightly and embroider the design.
A stitch-out of the blue tree on the gray-blue background.

Stitch-out of the fall tree on the beige-brown background.
Stitch-out of the summer tree on pale green background.
Quilting and Finishing
Now place the backing on a flat surface (table) face down. Cover with batting. Spread your working piece over it.
Pin all layers together.
We quilted in a free-motion style all over the quilt.
Close-up of the quilting pattern on one of the quilts.

Press with heavy steam. Square the quilt. Finish the raw edges with the binding.
Finished "Summer Day" quilt.

Have fun!
Finished "Twilight" quilt.
Finished "Autumn" quilt.

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