Wandering Bear

Scrappy Applique Quilt Pattern

9 Finished Quilt Sizes: Coaster - King


  • Full step-by-step Scrappy Appliqué Pattern Instructions
  • 4 Printable Appliqué Templates: mini, small, medium, & large (print on normal home printers)
  • 9+ Quilt Size Options:
    • 6" x 8" coaster, tea towel...
    • 16" x 16" pillow, tote...
    • 30" x 40" wall hanging
    • 36" x 54" baby quilt
    • 50" x 60" throw
    • 63" x 87" twin
    • 78" x 87" double quilt
    • 84" x 92" queen
    • 102" x 92" king
Buy Wandering Bear: $12 USD

Student Gallery

"Making the mosaic bear gave me idea on future projects I’d like to make with this technique. Next time i will use bigger pieces though!"

-Suzannah R.

"Scrappy Appliqué is so much fun!"

-Holly B.

"I enjoyed this class, was lots of fun. The class was very easy to follow, the instructions were clear. Shannon is a great teacher. I want to do more!"

-Sue T.

"It was fun and a great way to reuse fabric favorites!"

-Melissa M.

"I loved making this bear for my 3rd grand baby."

-Debbie C.

"My wandering bear looks so "chill" to me just sauntering along. He reminds me to relax and enjoy the journey. It was soooo fun."

-Jennifer B.

"The bear template was awesome and easy to use. I loved how there were multiple sizes and will definitely reuse for other projects. Look forward to using more of your templates."

-Nancy M.

"Great instruction and response to questions from Shannon!"

-Beth B.

Frequently Asked Questions

Scrappy Appliqué is my fun and unique raw-edge appliqué technique that is quick to pick up, yet allows for a lot of creative possibilities. You are collaging the fabric to create your appliqué piece, then cutting out the design to reveal a bold silhouette. There are lots of finishing options ranging from quick and simple to more intricate, and is appropriate for all skill levels. 

Yes! All Scrappy Appliqué Patterns are quick to pick up and are appropriate for all skill levels. I share multiple finishing options in the pattern, so you can pick the option that is best for you.

Yes, they absolutely can be. I share different finishing options in the pattern, including how to finish it to avoid fraying in the wash. You can finish it to be as durable as any other quilt you make.

Yes! The instructions are a simple to print packet, and the large appliqué template (that you will trace the design from) is formatted so you can print it on your home printer, then tape it together. There are instructions on how to do this-- it's very simple.  

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