Friday Flower Iris

Posted by Ruth on 26 April 2013 | 0 Comments

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Friday again and another flower is produced. This week I have made an iris. An iris is a wonderful garden plant that comes most commonly in many different shades of purples but other colors as well. The name Iris means rainbow so it speaks for itself. I have captured a few different iris flowers to show.

I used two purples for my iris block. A dark for the lower petals and a light for the upper petals. Before stitching I painted the edges of the light petals to give them more definition.

They really stand out with the stitching added.

My final block looks like this.

iris block

If you'd like to download this block and templates, you can find them here: Iris Block.

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

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