If you love the folk art trend don't miss this stunning collection of folk art inspired wool appliqué quilt patterns for quilters of all abilities. The five designs are made using tweed, a woven wool fabric, and feature wool appliqué and embroidery to create beautiful quilts.
Wool appliqué is a major trend right now amongst sewers and quilters and this book includes easy to follow, step by step instructions to create gorgeous wool quilts. Choose from five different designs ranging from the very simply constructed Grandad's Coat right through to the more complex Floral Vase. Learn how to combine wool and tweed with other fabrics such as quilt weight cotton and linen to create unique results.
These stunning quilts have a ‘blankety’ feel - perfect for curling up under during the long winter nights. The instructions also include techniques specifically for working with wool, including wool appliqué, the embroidery stitches needed to create the designs and techniques on how to combine wool with other fabrics.
Learn how to make gorgeous wool quilts to adorn your home this winter.
|Publisher:||F & W Media International|
|Product dimensions:||8.25(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.14(d)|
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Hearts and Flowers
A beautifully bright quilt where wool tweed is mixed with cotton to create a stunning effect. It also includes cotton applique to create a simple folk art inspired feature around the quilt border.
This simple, one-block quilt uses heavyweight wool tweeds to create a really cosy quilt – perfect for snuggling up in during the cold, winter nights.
This a vibrant quilt made from a mixture of bright red, orange, pink and purple tweeds. There are appliqué hearts and flowers for extra detail.
This quilt was inspired by utility quilts and, therefore, uses different thicknesses and weights of woollen fabric. To finish off this unique quilt Margaret added some antique buttons and tie quilted it with yarn.
This beautiful medallion quilt combines tweed and cotton to create the appliqué designs.