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This book presents primarily raw-edge fused
applique patterns with general directions for use, plus several
tips and suggestions. The patterns are all designed as 6"
finished blocks. You can enlarge designs by using the included
CD or by making an enlarged color copy.
- Raw-edge fusible applique makes the layered patterns
quick and easy to complete.
- Each design reflects the unique qualities of these United
- Make a fun souvenir block for your home state, plus every
state you have visited.
About the Author Debra Gabel:
Born in Middletown, New York, Debra started sewing as a child
and quilting as a teen. After several professional moves
around the United States she finally settled in Clarksville,
Maryland, with her husband, Gary and their 3 sons. Armed
with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in graphic design, Debra
worked for many years as an art director in the packaging
industry, where she designed and prepared art for paper-handled
shopping bags, consumer goods, tissue, decorative boxes and
other packaging. She has maintained her independent graphic
design business, Mixed Media, since 1988.
Debra has had success entering and showing her quilts in
regional and national quilt shows; has had her quilts appear
in calendars, quilt books and websites, and has been featured
in and authored magazine articles.
Debra intends to continue lecturing, teaching and evolving
as a quilter, speaker and author. She would like to travel
the world through quilting.