Tag Archives: Aussie Floral Applique

Wattles and Waratahs 9, 10

No waratahs, lots of wattle. In these designs the wattle is Drummonds Wattle. Interesting flowers which would look good in many other colours, but as far as I know the real thing only comes in one colour.

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Desert Peas 1, 2

This project file uses my version of the state flower of South Australia … the Sturt Desert Pea. It is an annual, though the seasons are based on rain rather than calendar months. The plant emerges soon after rain in … Continue reading

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Aussie Floral Inspiration 7, 8

The shapes are inspired, but the colours are not … the flowers represented in todays designs come in reds, not pink and purple. The colours are more English cottage garden, and i had a lot of fun playing with the … Continue reading

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Bush Flora Blocks 1, 2

Only the shapes of the flowers really look like Aussie Bush flowers … I have used faded colours instead of the bright reds and yellows of many of the well known Australian native flowers. Changed swags in both the swag … Continue reading

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Desert Flora 13, 14

The Sturt Desert Pea is an unusual flower, but makes for interesting formal arrangements which only vaguely resemble how the flower is seen in the wild. I like both of these designs, and am thinking about more ways to arrange … Continue reading

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Wattles and Waratahs 2, 3, 4

I love the title of this project file, but the quilts do not live up to the title. The one above is judt wattles, and two of the less common ones at that. The second design features wattle and waratahs … Continue reading

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Gums, Wattles and Waratahs 1, 2, 3

Started playing with Aussie flora designs a couple of years ago, then lost them … and found them yesterday after my early morning session playing with Desert Pea designs. There are three project files, with just a few designs in … Continue reading

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Bush Garland 7, 8

Australian wild flowers, with the South Australian state emblem in the centre … Sturt’s Desert Pea. The background colour is one of the many associated with the sandy areas of Australian inland. The second designs features flowers of three Aussie … Continue reading

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