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"Bye, Bye Butterfly" is for the intermediate quilter, combines applique, XXL applique, and reverse applique with simple paper piecing techniques. The oversized shapes are a good starting point, even for the experienced quilter who wants to try their hand at applique. All required applique templates are provided, a coloring page, and a brief explanation of the starch applique method to help you make your own custom "Bye, Bye Butterfly" quilt.

Finished Quilt Size: Approximately 56" x 56".


This instant downloadable digital pattern includes: 

  • Detailed instructions and illustrations for piecing and quilt assembly
  • Yardage requirements chart
  • A brief explanation of the starch applique method
  • Appliqué templates needed for the quilt pattern
  • A coloring page to help you with color and fabric placement
  • Links for favorite appliqué tips/techniques


  • Printer / Paper       
  • Freezer Paper*      
  • Spray Starch* for starch appliqué    
  • Basting or school glue (washable)   
  • Mini-iron* (for starch applique, if desired)
  • Paintbrush
  • Ashtray
  • Bias Tape maker 9mm
  • Invisible thread
  • Compass (if desired)
  • Light Box (if available)
  • Appliqué Templates, provided

*Preferred appliqué method determines supplies needed.

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For questions or additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact me at

Share your creations under the #byebyebutterflyquilt hashtag, and be sure to tag me at @campbell_soup_diary


Bye, Bye Butterfly

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