Celebrate family with this charming Tree of Life block. Perfect for families of all shapes and sizes.
Trace the applique patterns on fusible interfacing. Iron on fabric and cut out.
Add names to the leaves.
Use the pattern as a placement guide to layout your tree and leaves.
Press in place. Add any additional names as needed.
My Quilt Story Project
Want to add your family to your Quilt Story quilt? Use the pattern above for a central block. You can also use the tree to record quilting friends throughout your life.
Want to catch up on the rest of the project? Here are the details:
Between now and Fall Paducah in September, we invite you on a special creative adventure. Each week we will offer you ideas, techniques, blocks, and embellishments to help you tell your quilt story in stitches.
If you didn’t catch the beginning of the project, visit here for the quilt story worksheet.
Did you remake your first block? You can find some help here.
Have you decided on the monuments representing the moments that changed your quilt story? Here’s a look at how to start.
Are you building your town? See how we built a building.
Have you created a quilting garden? See some sample blocks here.
What quilt construction techniques have you learned along your journey? Take a look at our list.
Want to add some memorabilia? Take a look at our quilt blocks great for showing off your favorite quilting pins.
Do you have special people who filled your quilting heart through the years? Here’s an idea to include them in your quilt.
Do you have special fabric collections you’ve been saving for years and want to include with a special commemorative block? Take a look at our Original Memory Collage Block!
What about those orphan blocks from past projects, inherited blocks that haven’t found a home? Turn your forsaken & forgotten blocks into treasures.
Have you noticed your color selections for your quilts change through the years? Record your color history by creating a block to display your color preferences through your quilting journey.
Add a map block to your quilt story project. Maybe it’s a place that inspires you or holds dear memories of quilting friends.
Keep a count of your quilt projects on your Quilt Story quilt.