Friday Flower Grape Hyacinth

Posted by Ruth on 18 October 2013 | 0 Comments

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I remember Grape Hyacinth popping up in early spring as a young girl. I loved these little flowers. I am not sure if it was their color (blue being my favorite), the tiny bundle of tightly packed flowers, their bell shape or the fact that they were a sure sign of spring.

Unfortunately I didn't have a good photo of a Grape Hyacinth, but the wikipedia had a perfect image.

In this image you can see the tiny bell shaped flowers.

I made my flowers all in one piece, but they could be made separately too, however that could be quite a fiddly job. On a larger scale it would be better.

I used the lightbox to trace through the individual flower sections and then I dabbed the bases on the lower flowers with a little white fabric paint. Once the stitching defined each flower, this really came to life.

Here's how my Grape Hyacinth finished up.

You can download the pattern for this Grape Hyacinth block here: Grape Hyacinth Block Download

To see all my Friday Flower blocks visit: BOW flower blocks

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