Using Sharon’s block pattern No 46 I’ve stitched a Lyrebird, gum blossom and our State emblem Epacris impressa or pink heath .
I had been struggling to decide what to do with the block as I had some brownish lace stitched down on the long left seam. Nothing looked good on it so it was removed and a tree put in place. I didn’t have much bother after that.
The Lyrebird pattern is from a quilting book ‘ Medieval designs for applique’ by Eileen Campbell.
I thought I should add photos relating to a lyrebird. They live in the scruby or bushy areas similar to the photo from Wikipedia- on the right and the left photo from Flickr shows a group of grass trees, which I had beside my lyrebird.