We spent some time talking about her theme and colors for the baby’s room. She wanted purples, green, and powder blue, and butterflies. As soon as she said butterflies, I knew I wanted to try this prepared edge appliqué quilt.
The blue and green background were my attempt to create a landscape effect. I might use multiple colors for the hills if I were to do this over, but I really love how the quilting lines create the effect of rolling hills.
I graduated the size of the butterflies as well, to create the effect of distance. I tried to make a similar antennae on the butterflies that were cut from the same pattern. The swirly antennae on the plum butterfly is my favorite.