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3 Appliqué Quilt Projects

 

picture of a quilt with appliqued cats in black

 

 

Artist Brenda

Brenda is a new quilter. She thought quilting would be hard, but once she tried it she was hooked.  She loves to appliqué, finds it fun, and not hard to do.  There is no ignoring the theme of this quilt!  It is adorable.  The wonderful cat shapes give a lot of movement to the quilt. Notice how the tail of one of the cats hangs down into the border.  Brenda even added some embroidery to the project.  This is an inspiring quilt for one and all.

 

 

Artist Ruth

Here is another project with appliqué, but this time only in the corners. The rest of the wall hanging is made up of squares.  The design and colors in this quilt are almost whimsical.  It has a country feeling.  Notice how the border fabric is the same fabric used in the body of the quilt.  This gives a feeling of harmony to the little quilt and keeps the emphasis on the beautiful appliqué.  Again, this would be a great project for a beginner. 

 

 

picture of an appliqued wall hanging with a romantic sweet boy and little girl

 

 

Artist Theresa

Isn't this absolutely adorable?  What a piece of art.  It has been embellished to be even cuter than the original pattern.  In some ways it is very simple, but the emotions that you feel when you look at it are so strong that is it a powerful piece.  That is the sign of a truly great art piece.

 

 
 

 

Quilt Sizes

tape measurer

Miniature <36"
   
Wallhanging

any size

   
Baby 36x36 up to 52x52
   
Lap 52-68x 52-78
   
Twin 64-72 x 86-96
   
Full 70-88 x 88-100
   
Queen 88-99 x 94-108
   
King 94-108 x 94-108

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