This is a great pattern to learn things like applique, cording, and sewing a hanging sleeve.
And you get to make pretty things while you're doing it!
The Botanics quilt pattern design set features a series of plant-inspired motifs that can be appliquéd on to a full range of things–from quilts to pillows to bags.
projects included : wall, baby and throw-sized quilts, tote bag, pillow shams and design variations for each
pre-cut friendly : use fat quarters, fat eighths and/or plenty of scraps for your appliqués (I used fabric from my Botanics collection for Robert Kaufman.)
techniques : needle-turn and/or raw edge appliqué, basic piecing
pattern includes : how-to instructions with illustrations, directions for making a hanging sleeve and bias cording, full page of designs and options