Mermaid - Appliqué Pattern by Joan Jones
Finished Size - 34 1/2" x 42"
This enchanting Mermaid swims leisurely in a bed of coral and sea grasses. Her hair floats through the swirls of water. Her lovely face and hands are easy to do by tracing the drawing included and following our simple, detailed instructions. A curved border trims the quilt. Done in the fusible appliqué technique, it is quick to assemble. Lots of hints for great quilting are included, plus a great close-up photo for reference. Fabric requirements include: 7/8 yd for background; 1/3 yd for background and sea swirls; 1/2 yd flesh color for face and hands; fat quarter for tail; 1/4 yd for tail fin; large scraps for coral; 1/4 yd for seaweed; 1/8 yd for shells; scraps for starfish; 1/4 yd each of golds, rusts and browns for hair; 1 yd for border, binding, sea swirls and bubbles; and 1 yd for backing; 38" x 48" of thin batting; 4 yds of Steam a seam II; white and black acrylic paint; black and brown pigma .01 markers; blush-on makeup for face color; prismacolor colored pencils; teflon pressing sheet for appliqué; magic tape; and a variety of matching sewing and quilting threads. 'Mermaid' pattern, finished quilt is 34 1/2" x 42", by Joan Jones.