Another lovely country-style quilt from Anne that uses 12 Fat quarters to great effect.
Anne shows us a couple of quilts she has made with this lovely design; one has a real country feel and the other uses shirting fabrics for which she spent some considerable time cutting the pieces separately, and then added sashing; so a couple of really great alternatives.
Anne guides you through the cutting – which is done through a pile of 6 fabrics using the rotary cutter to its best advantage; and then takes you on to the sewing; the pieces are very simple, so the sewing is simple too and try not to overthink the colour selection – just pick up a piece and sew!
Anne also has a great tip about drawing out the diagram with a chaco liner so that you know you are going to get all the pieces out! – just on the top fabric of the pile though.
It is assumed that you work with 1/4″ seam and Anne shows you how to chain piece these.
If you want a smaller quilt – you could make fewer blocks ; and bear in mind that Anne uses some of the pieces to create that lovely patchworky border.
If you particularly like Anne’s use of a flat fillet – we have a short workshop that tells you more about that – just click here to enjoy.
Anne has sewn all of her life, prolifically for the last 25 years. She works across a wide range of patchwork and appliqué techniques and designs — from the Navajo blanket quilt that includes simple and advance techniques to simple cushion designs.
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