May Birth Flowers Pattern


The birth flowers for May are hawthorn and lily of the valley.

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


Hawthorn (Crataegus) is a dense, thorny shrub with flowers that are white, pink or red.

Lily of the Valley (Convallaria) have one or two leaves and flowering stems with small, white bell-shaped flowers.

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
1/4 yard (0.25 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)
hawthorn assorted
1/4 yard (0.25 m) total 1/2 yards (0.5 m) total (for 4 blocks with red flowers)
lily of the valley assorted
1/8 yard (0.2 m) total 1-1/2 yards (1.4 m) total (for 12 blocks with white flowers)
flower centers white Included in the white yardage
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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