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
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
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
|William Morris -
His life and the South Australian Connections
|My Journey - Gallery
of William Morris inspired quilts
|Kelmscott - Breathtaking
queen size bed quilt
|Bird - Wall hanging
adapted from design curtains
|Friends - Double
bed size quilt inspired by wallpaper
|Tudor Rose -
- Exquisite throw size quilt
- Small hanging inspired by embroideries
|Equipment, Threads, Fabrics
Cutting, Transferring, Fusible Appliqué.
|Stitches and Technique
|Piecing, Quilting, Embroidery
William Morris Revisited