Applique Size: 22" W x 28" H
Cut your background fabric to approx. 23”x 29” first. This is the fabric you will put all of the other pieces on top of. Then cut and place the puppy pieces on top of the background. Trim to square, then add a 2” border with. Then place the music notes.
Once your applique pieces are fused to the background, stitch with a straight stitch around each piece with matching thread.
Add batting and backing and quilt as desired.
Your local quilt shop is a great resource for fabrics and techniques.