"...Orchids were a symbol of virility for ancient Greeks. The Aztecs mixed chocolate with the vanilla orchid to create a tasty drink that they beleived promoted power and strength. In Chinese medicine, they are used as a herbal remedy to ease coughs and lung diseases; treat kidney, lung and stomach deficiencies, treat eye diseases. The Victorians collected and displayed orchids as a sign of luxury and to promote their refined taste...."
This pattern is instructed using the "Draw-Sew-Trim" technique, that makes the applique process easier, faster and more accurate.
(The beautiful, magazine-style, detailed, step-by-step tutorial eBook is available in my webshop: Draw-Sew-Trim eBook with the Draw-Sew-Trim technique)
is available separately too on the webshop.
You can find useful YouTube video-tutorials in my playlist.
BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY
Basic applique and a little free motion quilting.
SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Size: 45cm x 45cm (18” x 18”)
Orchid Pillow / DST-pattern
This is a "magazine-style" pattern, created in .pdf format.
This file format can be handled by all main types of devices (MS, OS, Android based IT devices).