This lovely design from the 1930s was originally a patchwork pattern, but the block has been converted and is now perfect for fusible applique. Even though each block uses just two contrasting fabrics, the designer achieved a scrappy look by using a variety of prints. An easy scrappy border completes the quilt.
Finished quilt: 64½" x 74½"
Finished block: 10" x 10"
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As an author and teacher, Nancy has enjoyed making quilts for more than 40 years. An impressive range of her beautiful quilts has been featured in over 250 national and international quilt magazines. Nancy's best-selling books include Learn to Paper Piece (2016), Simple Circles and Quick Curves (2013), Treasures from the '30s (2010), and Applique Quilt Revival (2008). When she's not designing and making quilts, Nancy enjoys traveling around the country, sharing her quilts, teaching her piecing and machine-applique techniques, and visiting gardens.
Nancy makes her home in central Georgia with her life partner of over 45 years, Tom, and their umbrella cockatoo, Prince. Visit Nancy on her website at NancyMahoney.com and on Facebook at Nancy Mahoney Designs. Follow her on Instagram: @nancymahoneydesigns.
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