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A Fine Romance - Introduction

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  • Applique

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*Note* All steps have now be posted! Please be sure to catch up on any missed steps. For the best price, now would be a great time to purchase. Finishing at about 95 x 111 inches, this marvelous quilt project is geared towards the confident beginner. As always, the pieced blocks will highlight my favorite Sneaky Piecing Tricks. The applique is bold and beautiful, but created with simple to applique shapes. I'll be using my Hand Applique by Machine technique for this stunning quilt. This introductory file is posted as free. Each pattern step will be available for download for one month at a nominal $1 fee. After that initial month, each step will be available for download for $2. The steps will be available from my Craftsy pattern store, and will be announced on my blog and FaceBook page. Please bear with me through these first few months, as we travel through the changes in our lives. I will do my best to post the steps as close to the stated dates as possible. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic piecing skills, basic applique skills SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 95" x 111"

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  • 10 yards Background Fabric 2 yards Background Accent Fabric A fat quarter (18" x 22") each of five shades of red, purple, pink, peach, yellow and orange. Large scraps or fat quarters of three shades of blue for the dots Many shades of green for the leaves and stems. I'm starting with about 8 fat quarters and will adjust the actual amount when determined
  • Rotary cutter, ruler and mat Good quality cotton thread for piecing Sewing machine in good working order Favorite Applique Tools Pearl cotton, or embroidery floss for tiny flowers and other embellishments

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Applewood Farm
Applewood Farm
Beth likes to say that needlework is sewn into the fiber of her being. After learning to embroider at the age of four, she was smitten with all things needle and thread. By age 12, she was sewing her own clothes. Today, Beth has been quilting and teaching for decades. She's written several books on quilting, and been featured on <i>Simply Quilts</i>, <i>Kaye’s Quilting Friends</i>, and <i>The Quilt Show</i> with Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson. Beth also has her own pattern publishing company called Applewood Farm.