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Skiathos

Skiathos

This quilt was inspired by a bar on the Greek island of Skiathos....

MYoD - Week 04 - Anke

MYoD - Week 04 - Anke

User name of the quilter: Anke

Name of the exercise: This is what I normally do

The Hortus Conclusus Quilt

The Hortus Conclusus Quilt

The Hortus Conclusus quilt is a medallion style quilt with a traditional centre block motif called “The Castle Garden” surrounded by seven borders pieced from half-square triangles alternating with strip borders made up of fabric stripes of different widths..

Rot Weiss Assembly

Rot Weiss Assembly

The Rot Weiss quilt has a horizontal setting with 25 Featherbone blocks. The borders are made up of 40 Flying Geese units and four half-square triangle blocks in the corners. There are no sashings and there are no additional borders....

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Rot-Weiss

Rot-Weiss

Red and white quilts have been popular for centuries. Very often associated with the New England states, they offer stark contrasts and clearly defined geometrics while projecting warmth and tradition...

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Artful Crafts Assembly

Artful Crafts Assembly

The Artful Crafts quilt has a horizontal setting with 4 panel blocks and 5 pieced blocks (the Arrow Crown blocks) which are separated from each other by pieced sashing strips and sashing corner squares (Square Surrounded block)...

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Artful Crafts Assembly – Preliminary Remarks

Sashing Block

Before we proceed with sewing the sashing blocks and sashing strips for the Artful Crafts quilt, we decided that a few preliminary remarks would be necessary. You might also have seen in the introductory article that, for the first time, we haven’t given any information about fabric requirements. The reason for this is simple: The quilt consists of five sewn blocks (the Arrow Crown blocks) and four panels. These panels determine the dimensions and layout of the final sashing solution. In the following, we will explain how we calculated for the Artful Crafts quilt...

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Artful Crafts

Artful Crafts

The name of this quilt alludes to the Arts & Crafts Movement which started in the UK during the second half of the 19th century. One of the most important members of this group of artists was William Morris. His designs for wallpaper and soft furnishings have inspired  fabric designers ever since and in recent years there have been collections of quilt fabric based on William Morris’s designs.... (31 August 2011)

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Interactive 9Patch

Interactive 9Patch

...for a long time we have wanted to create a quilt that can be changed by the people looking at it! It took us some months to come up with a concept that might achieve the desired effect and this is the result: A huge Ninepatch “block” made up of nine small, framed quilts whose (machine quilted) quilt lines seem to travel across the space between the individual blocks... (10 August 2011)

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Firmament Assembly

Firmament Assembly

The Firmament quilt has a horizontal setting with 25 Firmament blocks, 20 Firmament border blocks and 4 Firmament corner blocks. There are no sashings and there are no additional borders.... (17 July 2011)

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