21.5 x 34.5 before 1/4 inch seam is taken up for border. Materials listened instructions included in the pattern.
For the black appliqué background, cut a rectangle 22 x 35”. When your elephant is complete, square and trim to 21.5 x 34.5. Add binding or border of your own choice.
This pattern requires a base shape/ black silhouette of the elephant head. Traditionally applique is done in layers by numbering and overlapping template shapes.This design allows you to leave spaces between template shapes for the black to show beneath. The effect is more like stained glass.