Iris Table Topper :: by Alexandra Henry

The Iris Table Topper isn’t just a gorgeous floral table accessory, perfect for sprucing up your Spring dinner parties… No, it’s also your new go-to back-to-front binding tutorial! Handy? Indeed;). If you’re a regular, you may recognize the name behind the design. Alexandra Henry is our multi-talented graphic designer, responsible for putting all of our Pellon® tutorials into an easy-to-read and easy-to-follow formats. She is also an avid quilter, having made her first quilt at age 5, an artist and a master at needle work. Her handy tutorial one of the fastest ways to finish off a quilt with lovely results. Whether you’re a beginner or just looking to hone your skills, this project may just be the perfect one for you! To learn more about Alexandra, check out her website right here.

We’re sure that this won’t be the last technique tutorial that we see from Alexandra. Anything in particular that you’d like to learn next? We’ll put in a good word;).

A few images from the binding tutorial:

Iris Table Topper
Applique can be done by machine or by hand. Finished topper measures 20-1/4″ square.

Materials Needed
1 yard Light Green Fabric
Scraps of Medium Green Fabric
Scraps of Dark Green Fabric
1 Fat Quarter Medium Purple Fabric
Scraps of Dark Purple Fabric
1/2 yard White Fabric
1/2 yard Legacy™ by Pellon® AB 80/20 Cotton/Poly Needle Punched Batting – 96″ wide
1/2 yard Pellon® 805 Wonder-Under®
10″ square Pellon® 371R Fuse-N-Tear™

Tools Needed
Rotary cutting tools and mat
Sewing machine and related supplies

To download a free copy of the full instructions, please visit our website. And if you make your own, make sure to post a photo on our Facebook page! Happy Wednesday Evening!!

**All images were pulled from the Pellon Projects™ tutorial and are courtesy of Alexandra Henry.


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