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Applique – a quiet project a new skill | she can quilt

by Carla A. Canonico

Let’s check out what Leanne’s been up to on her blog, ‘she can quilt’


I have a new project and I’m learning a new skill. At Quilt Market, I was able to visit with Carolyn Friedlander and see her new block of the month pattern, The Collection Quilt, and the actual quilt up close. Some shops are selling the pattern as a BOM, in 9 separate installments (with and without fabrics too), some are selling the whole pattern at once for you to make as you like, and I bet some are teaching it as a class, etc. I have not been drawn to appliqué so far in quilting. But when I saw Carolyn’s modern pattern I was inspired. Appliqué is a skill that can sure help solve some difficult piecing issues that arise in modern quilting and it is portable. This BOM pattern is basically a series of workshops from Carolyn where she thoughtfully shares her simple and effective techniques and tips. It is like going to her class.


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Marty April 6, 2016 - 9:18 pm

Not able to download new magazine??? Help


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