December Birth Flowers Pattern


The birth flowers for December are poinsettias and holly.

Full-size pattern and instructions for a
16-inch birth flower block.


Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) have bright petals that look like flowers, but are actually leaves. Most commonly red, poinsettias can also be white, pink, purple, yellow, orange or salmon.

Holly (Aquifoliaceae) is a flowering plant with bright red berries.

Fabric Sample Color This Block Twelve Blocks
background black 1/2 yard (0.5 m) 3 yards (3 m)
vines brown 1/4 yard (0.25 m) 5/8 yard (0.6 m)
leaves assorted
1/8 yard (0.2 m) total 3/4 yard (0.7 m) total
small flourishes assorted
1/8 yard (0.2 m) total 3/8 yard (0.4 m) total
large flourishes cream 1/4 yard (0.25 m) 1/2 yard (0.5 m)
stems light green 1/8 yard (0.2 m) 1/2 yard (0.5 m)
ribbon royal blue 1/8 yard (0.2 m) 1/2 yard (0.5 m)
royal blue
1/8 yard (0.2 m) 1/8 yard (0.2 m)
poinsettias assorted
1/4 yard (0.25 m) total 1-1/2 yards (1.4 m) total (for 12 blocks with white flowers)
holly berries assorted
1/8 yard (0.2 m) total 1/2 yards (0.5 m) total (included in yardage for red flowers)
batting 18″ x 18″ twin or full size
backing black use the other half of the background fabric 3 yards (3 m)

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Additional information

Weight 0.068 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 0.25 cm


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