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Wreaths and Berries
This richly-coloured Christmas quilt was inspired by the traditional appliqué quilts of the 19th century. Susan has designed an original block that she has called Wreaths and Berries and the entire quilt is made by hand — needleturn appliqué, hand pi
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Armchair Travels
My poor passport has been very neglected over the last few years. The last time it left the house for an overseas journey was at the end of 2019. In March 2020, Quilters Companion and Travelrite planned to host a quilting retreat in Tuscany. Due to c
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Quilty Treasures
Timeless Textiles Gallery, located in Newcastle, NSW, is the only commercial gallery in Australia dedicated exclusively to fibre art and artisans. Each year, the gallery hosts four local, four national and four international exhibitions that explore
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AQS QuiltWeek – Branson
Belladonic Haze, 190cm x 190cm (75in x 75in) Margaret Solomon Gunn Artist’s statement: This is my third Carpenter’s Star quilt. It is constructed with commercial cotton prints and Kaufman silk fabric. The setting squares of the Carpenter’s Star are i
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Quilters Companion
Editor Deborah Segaert Technical Editor Megan Fisher Contributors Anita Ellis, Megan Fisher Pattern Artist Susan Cadzow Designer Kate Atkinson Photographer Ken Brass Stylist Sandra Hinton Advertising Production Stephanie Brais Advertising Art Directo
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ON THE Road
During these unprecendented times some of the businesses listed on these pages may be operating in a different way. Most are ‘open’ for business, but they may be offering less hours, online only, mail order and/or virtual shopping. Go online or call
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Editor’s Journal
Our quilt projects in this issue are stunning! They range from a not-to-be-missed reproduction BOM, to a rich Christmas quilt, a whimsical house design to a bold and colourful medallion quilt and a lovely eight-pointed star quilt using the newly-rele
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Cozy Cottages
One charm pack, along with an additional fabric and background fabric, is perfect for this cute project. Or, bust your stash! You can change the size of the quilt by making more or fewer house blocks. Finished size: 112cm x 93cm (44in x 36½in) Finish
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New Canterbury Part 1, The Centre Square
Designed by well-known Australian quilt pattern designer, fabric designer and author – Karen Styles of Somerset Patchwork. Karen’s love of traditional fabric and quilt designs has underpinned her commitment to reproduce traditional styles, colours an
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Whimsical Houses
The design for this quilt evolved with the challenge to create a medallion-style quilt. Lyn wanted to incorporate a variety of techniques, in a whimsical, bright fantasy style. The medallion centre is based on a New York Beauty block, and is foundati
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IN THE Market
Chic Escape differs from other Tilda collections with larger patterns and bolder, deeper colours. The collection includes 20 main designs which are complemented by 10 Daisyfield coordinating blender fabrics. This collection is a MUST have for both th
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Wholecloth Designs: With Rulers In Mind
Anita Ellis www.hillsidequilting.com.au If ever there is a perfect project to try out your quilting with rulers, it is awholecloth quilt. Whether you are using the rulers to break up the space or using them for repetitive designs, you cannot go wrong
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New Canterbury
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Next Issue
Follow the Thief, Anita Ellis will show you how to create repetitive designs using rulers and templates in Domestic Machine Quilting, Michelle Marvig takes one of Fiskars’ clever tools through a Road Test. See winning quilts from around the world!
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Flower Show
What a great way to show off your lovely bloom fabrics! The technique is raw-edge appliqué — and you can do the blanket stitch by hand or by machine. Finished quilt size: 218.5cm (86in) square fimch2@gmail.com @cherylfilby • 3.9m (4¼yd) cream print f
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Off the Shelf
16 Quilt Patterns and a Cozy Cabin Full of Inspiration Edyta Sitar Revelling in classic blue and white, Edyta Sitar shares an inspiring gallery of quilts photographed in a cabin nestled on a snow-capped mountain. Reflect on the beauty of blue and whi
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The Basics Guide
You can download it and save it to your computer and/or print it out for easy reference. You will find your Free Basics Guide here: www.cosyproject.com/blog/quilting-guide 2 Green Zebras Ph: (02) 9553 7201, website: www.twogreenzebras.com A1 Craft an
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Rue Floriane
This quilt is inspired by Kim’s love of vintage, scrappy quilts and the floor tile pattern of a beautiful old arcade in Melbourne. The block is a variation of the traditional Ohio Star block and features some of her favourite prints from the new Rue
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No Sew Batting Joiner by Matilda’s own
Michelle Marvig – Pieceville www.pieceville.com.au michellemarvig Over the last few years the world has thrown us a curve ball. Life has been adjusted due to Covid. However, I must say that I felt extremely lucky to be a quilter during this time. Whi
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Block Of The Month Programs & kits
Kits and block of the month programs are popular choices for quilters for a number of reasons. How many times has a quilt caught your eye and you think “Wow I would love to make that exact same quilt with the same fabrics and colours”? When you buy a
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Eagle Medallion
With bright pops of colour all over—you can also see that the fabrics are curated to provide a balanced effect. The background fabric of the centre squares feature two prints, placed opposite each other, and the background fabric of the four corner s
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Good Tidings
This magnificent quilt was found lurking in the archives in a Homespun issue from more than 10 years ago. The colours and the blocks are intrinsically traditional, offering a timeless quilt design that’s just as relevant today as it was back then. Th
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Diary Dates
Eastwood Patchwork Quilters’ Quilt Show Roselea Community Centre 643-645 Pennant Hills Road Beecroft More information: www.eastwoodpatchworkquilters.com Wangi Quilters’ Club Biennial Quilt Show Wangi Workers’ Club 11 Market Street Wangi Wangi More in
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Magic Pins by Taylor Seville
Michelle Marvig – Pieceville www.pieceville.com.au michellemarvig A pin is just a pin, right? A pin is described in the dictionary as a thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other, used for fastening pieces of clot
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Quilty Treasures
The best teachers often use interesting and novel methods to help their students learn. In 1876, when Ellen Harding Baker was teaching astronomy, she employed a unique approach: she made a quilt. Baker was born in Ohio in 1847. She married at the age
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Winter Flurries
Winter in cold climates is magical, whether it brings softly falling flurries, blustery winds and swirling snow, or crystal-clear skies. And after spending a chilly day outside making snowmen, skiing, or snowshoeing, there’s nothing like returning ho
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IN THE Market
The Liberty Belle quilt is simply elegant. No matter who you are making this for, the design will bring your fabrics to life to create a stunning handmade quilt to treasure. It is suitable for beginner quilters and comes in four sizes – Baby: 37½in x
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Rachael’s Quilts
How many quilts have you made in your life? Of those, how many have been for exhibition and how many for gifts or just for the joy? How many of your exhibition quilts have received prizes? I truly don’t know the exact number, at least 200. When I fir
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The Basics Guide
The Basics Guide provides information and explanations about tools and techniques required to make a quilt. Many of the items needed are general sewing supplies, and the specialist quilting tools can be found at your favourite patchwork shop. The Bas
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