Scrap maple leaf - Quilts of Valour (Canada)
This is for the Quilt of Valour project - Canadian Armed Forces personnel who are recuperating in our hospital in Germany (flown out from Afghanistan) or Canada are each giving a quilt suitable for a hospital bed or wheelchair.
A friend runs a disabled group in ‘learning to sew’ sessions.
As a result, he has a quantity of irregular pieced-strip scraps, about 21” long
and up to 2’ wide. He ask me to p‑l‑e‑a‑s‑e use some. I greatly enlarged a
foundation pieced Maple Leaf to 48”; therefore all the seams are straight. Each
half‑leaf has 17 templates. To emphasize the leaf shape I inserted a 1" red strip in the outside-the-leaf pieces. It sews together simply in pairs of pieces and requires almost
no matching points. It’s easy to echo quilt.
I wrote up the pattern & directions - free by email firstname.lastname@example.org