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Wild and Woolly Quilt

A celebration of natureowers, fruits, birds and trees in a riot of colour is the essence of the 23 hexagon blocks.

Applique, embroidery, beads and small sequins add sparkle, woven wool and hand dyed felt add texture. Stranded cotton and silk both plain and hand dyed together with metallic threads enhance the wool felt and snippets of printed cottons. For a complete pattern pack including detailed instructions, drawings and photos conact me at valmai.moore@gmail.com

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Wild and Woolley Quilt

Symbols of Japan

Celebrating the unique beauty of Japanese culture, the featured designs are inspired by MON, a Japanese emblem, badge or crest. MON are highly stylised patterns based on geometric, floral or animal forms.

The quilt has been machine appliquéd and machine quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Sugar and Spice

A medallion quilt based on a central circular "Sunburst" block is encircled by contrasting appliqué ribbons. Appliqued flowers and foliage with Jacobean design influence are contained by a pieced border. The curved theme is continued in the pieced "Mountain Pink" blocks and final scalloped border. Several techniques have been used in the construction process, hand piecing, foundation piecing, hand appliqué and machine appliqué.

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SugarSpice Quilt

Australian Wildflower

Nine blocks featuring many of Australia's best loved flowers can be found in the quilt. The blocks are arranged in a traditional setting and surrounded by a spectacular appliquéd border.

Machine appliquéd and machine quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Enchanted Garden

Flowers, leaves and colourful creatures are part of this enchanted garden cushion. The applique is simple using wool felt, fabric and embroidery thread. Simple hand broidery stitches enhance the applique. Several flower designs will be included with the pattern so that each cushion can be one of a kind. A fun and exciting project

Hand appliquéd and machine quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Summer Roses

The appliqué blocks have the look of Baltimore style set with pieced geometric designs. Prairie points provide a frame to complement this unusual setting.

Hand appliquéd, machine pieced and machine quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Mille Fleurs

Based on colourwash technique, individual small squares are cur from a multitude of floral prints. The squares have been arranged to form a large oval central medallion surrounded by “pieced blocks”.

Machine appliquéd and hand quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Poppies Medallion

The soft delicate blooms have been drawn from real specimens. Mostly hand dyed fabrics have been used to achieve a realistic look. Multiple borders enhance the central design.

Hand appliquéd and hand quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Broderie Perse Applique

Broderie Perse a French term for Persian embroidery is a technique of cutting individual design elements from numerous fabrics and appliquéing them to a background.

In this quilt flowers and foliage have been cut from eight different fabrics and arranged in a large bouquet. A hand dyed fabric surrounds the central medallion.

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Japanese Quilt

Baltimore Style

This quilt is a classic design by Patricia Cox and is in keeping with the mid 19th C beloved Baltimore appliqué quilts. The richness of the modern Baltimore style is conveyed by wreaths of abundant colourful flowers, cornucopias spilling over with foliage, urns, bouquets and a basket filled with the generosity of Nature.

The quilt has been hand appliquéd and hand quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Waratah

One of the most handsome Australian native flowers is captured in snippets of red fabric appliquéd to dark green fabric.

Machine appliquéd and hand quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Day Lillies

This Jinny Beyer tessellated design exemplifies the skilful use of colour tint and tone. The machine and hand piecing involves joining multiple segments, points and curves.

Machine and hand pieced, hand quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Log Cabin Grandiflora

Traditional log cabin construction with a twist gives a curved look to an old favourite.

The pretty border is a Patricia Cox design.

Machine pieced and machine quilted.

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Japanese Quilt

Sampler Sonata

Focusing on techniques including fine hand piecing, needle turn applique and padded quilting, this quilt has appeal to those wishing to expand their quilting experience.

A theme fabric has been used in various ways throughout the quilt and the sampler blocks assembled in an unusual setting.

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Japanese Quilt

Snowball Tiles

This quilt features the easily constructed traditional snowball blocks which surround a central floral medallion.

Blue and white prints have been used on the tiles with chalky pastel coloured prints at the corners.

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Japanese Quilt

Slice of Flowers

When I first saw this colourful scrap quilt design I was thrilled - here was a way to use up all my scraps, both small and large prints, as well as a load of background type prints.

I am pleased with the quilt but I seem to still have as many scraps. Still puzzling how this is possible.

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Japanese Quilt

Tantalising Tiles

Framed by Celtic Knots this quilt design represents tiles with the background fabric providing the grouting. Large floral prints are combined with stripes, cool colours are placed opposite warm colours.

Loads of fun to sew, loads of fun playing with the fabrics.

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Japanese Quilt