If you love the folk art trend don't miss this stunning collection of folk art inspired wool appliqué quilt patterns for quilters of all abilities. The five designs are made using tweed, a woven wool fabric, and feature wool appliqué and embroidery to create beautiful quilts. Wool appliqué is a major trend right now amongst sewers and quilters and this book includes easy to follow, step by step instructions to create gorgeous wool quilts. Choose from five different designs ranging from the very simply constructed Grandad's Coat right through to the more complex Floral Vase. Learn how to combine wool and tweed with other fabrics such as quilt weight cotton and linen to create unique results. These stunning quilts have a 'blankety' feel - perfect for curling up under during the long winter nights. The instructions also include techniques specifically for working with wool, including wool appliqué, the embroidery stitches needed to create the designs and techniques on how to combine wool with other fabrics. Learn how to make gorgeous wool quilts to adorn your home this winter.
Author, Margaret Lee, is on a mission to spread the word about tweed and wool amongst quilters and sewers everywhere. Margaret is the owner of Fabric Affair, a company which specializes in selling pre cut bundles of woollen fabric and tweed to quilters. Her quilt patterns are regularly featured in patchwork and quilting magazines and she teaches workshops on how to work with wool.