Make a quilt using one of the best-loved traditional patchwork blocks: the Tree of Life block. Deborah Dorward's quilt pattern will take you through all the steps for creating your own version of her quilt. Take inspiration from the original design by using reproduction fabrics or try something different with modern prints for a completely unique look.
Full materials list included in the instructions
Detailed step-by-step instructions illustrated with photograph and diagrams take you through each stage of making this project from cutting the fabrics, piecing the various units, joining them into blocks and sewing them together through to quilting and binding
All the fabric cutting is done with a rotary cutter - no patterns to trace
Use your favourite method to make the half-pieced triangle units for the leaves
It's easy to vary the size of the quilt: just make more or fewer blocks
A fun scrappy quilt project, so raid your stash
If a riot of colour doesn't appeal, use just two colours - blue and white, for example - for a quilt with strong visual impact