Flowers of the Bible

Flowers of the Bible

By: Helga Curtis (author)Paperback

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Featured in this book are full-size applique patterns for 29 flowers that are mentioned in the Bible. The flowers and their foliage are in a circular design on a square block. There is a Biblical reference for each flower, historical information and interesting tidbits about many of the flowers. In addition to the embroidered details added to many of the designs, there are also a few flowers with three-dimensional elements. The general instructions include sections on preparing fabric, several methods of applique, hand and machine embroidery with drawings of seven embroidery stitches, and finishing techniques. There are also sections on the topography of the Holy Lands and the significance of colors in the Bible. Flowers featured include Aloe, Hyssop, Common Rue, Crown of Thorns, Black Mustard, Water Iris, Common Myrtle, Common Poppy, Crown Anemone, Narcissus, Turk's Cap Lily, Saffron Crocus, Pomegranate, Tulip, Caper Bush, Cockle, Mallow, Water Lily, Henbane, Vine of Sodom, Grapevine, Frankincense, Flax, Coriander, Cattails, Rock Rose, Balm, Mandrake and Lentil.

About Author

Helga Curtis had an art gallery in New York City for many years and taught quilting in the evenings. Presently she lives in Brookville, Florida. She continues to teach quilting classes; her specialty is applique. Several of her students used her original designs to create the projects seen in this book.


" Using a circle design, the author shares applique patterns for 29 flowers. " Biblical references are given for each design. " Easy-to-follow instructions. " Full-color photos of each block. " Full-size templates given. " General Instructions given on applique, embroidery and finishing techniques. " Blocks can be used to make table runners, wall hangings and place mats.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592170128
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781592170128
  • ISBN10: 1592170129

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