Butterfly Quilt Pattern - Build a Butterfly

There's so much you can do with this butterfly applique, that you might be stitching projects all season long! Use bright, contrasting thread colors to outline your butterflies for extra detail and texture. You can hand embroider details or use fabric paint to create the effects.

Build a butterfly applique pattern includes 4 line art templates - Complete butterfly, butterfly wing top, butterfly wing bottom, butterfly center.

Butterfly Quilt Block

Click on the links below to print the patterns for the scene above:

Complete butterfly
Butterfly wing top
Butterfly wing bottom
Butterfly center

Supplies for Applique

Small amounts of fabric
Thread to match the fabric
Wonder Under

Iron Wonder Under on the wrong side of fabric. Follow the manufacturer's directions for ironing the Wonder Under onto the fabric.

Trace pattern pieces on the Wonder Under and cut out all pieces. Remove paper backing from all pieces. Position each piece with right side of the fabric up and iron pattern pieces on the fabric following instructions on the Wonder Under.

Sew pieces with a medium tight zig zag stitch.