Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Maple Leaf Tutorial.

This year to Celebrate Canada Day, I am including a Maple Leaf tutorial.

Step 1.
Cut two five inch squares.
 Step 2.
Draw a line from corner to corner on the back of one square.
Step 3.
Place two squares on top of each other, right sides facing.  Then stitch a quarter inch on either side of the drawn line.

 Step 4. 
Cut on the drawn line.
Step 5.
Iron the squares open towards the darker colour.
Next trim these two blocks to four and a half inches.

Step 6.
Draw lines one and a half inches apart, on the back of the square, creating a grid.
Step 7.
Cut the grid on the drawn lines, do it with both squares.
Step 8.
Rearrange the pieces to create the Maple Leaf.
 From the first set, you will have a white square which you will not use,
 instead, use a triangle square from the second set.  Use this to create the Maple Leaf.
Step 9.
Applique a strip of red fabric in place for a stem.
Step 10.
Sew the squares together, to finish the Maple Leaf.

                                                        Happy Canada Day!

1 comment:

  1. And what else would a good Canadian do for Canada Day! Now go find a butter tart.