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William Morris devotee and world renowned quilter, Michele Hill has designed William Morris in Appliqué. This collection of 6 magnificent projects and over 40 individual designs has captured the beauty of his designs in appliqué. Easy to follow instructions and full size template sheets are included.


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William Morris in Appliqué
6 Stunning Projects

Author: Michele Hill
Pages: 119
Page size: 8.5" W X 11" H
Publisher: C & T
Cover: Soft Cover
Item Code: 4FF0874
Weight: 1.65 lb

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Past meets present in this amazing collection of unique appliqué quilts by Michele Hill. Inspired by the genius of William Morris, each magnificent quilt captures the beauty and richness of nature so exquisitely interpreted by Morris.

Michele's use of colors and patterns and her ability to translate the sumptuous style of William Morris into simple forms appropriate for appliqué. is outstanding. The six main projects are accompanied by clear and easy to follow instruction and colored diagrams. Easy to use, full, size templates are included on tear out pattern sheets. For those new to appliqué. and quilting a chapter of essential basic start to finish step-by-step instructions are included.

About the Author

Michele Hill lives in South Australia with her husband Larry and their two adult daughters Emily and Sophie. A part-time registered nurse, she continues to practice to 'feed my obsession'.

Michele began her quilting journey in 1986 and has been addicted ever since. She started designing her own quilts in 1996 with William Morris and architecture being her greatest inspirations. Each of her appliqué. patterns have a strong connection to one or more of Morris' original designs.

She teaches throughout Australia and is passionate about encouraging her students and fellow quilters to create original designs and share their passion for quilting with others.

An award winning quilter, Michele is a member of the Quilters' Guild of South Australia, Inc. She is currently involved in their annual exhibition and also encouraging children - our future quilters.

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 6
William Morris - His life and the South Australian Connections 8
My Journey - Gallery of William Morris inspired quilts 13
Appliqué Projects 26
Kelmscott - Breathtaking queen size bed quilt 40
Bird - Wall hanging adapted from design curtains 46
Friends - Double bed size quilt inspired by wallpaper 50
Tudor Rose - Cushion 56
Morris Magic - Exquisite throw size quilt 60
Miniature Sampler - Small hanging inspired by embroideries 68
General Instructions 74
Equipment, Threads, Fabrics Cutting, Transferring, Fusible Appliqué.  
Stitches and Technique 86
Piecing, Quilting, Embroidery  
Acknowledgments 114
Index 116
Reference 117

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