“The Grape Thieves”

Design for patchwork and appliqué quilt Most William Morris fans will recognise his famous ‘Strawberry Thief’ design, which was reproduced in the Best of Morris – Fall collection from Moda Fabrics used in this quilt. But the collection was all about the rich colours of autumn, and strawberries say ‘summer’ to me. While William and Jane Morris might’ve had thrushes stealing their […]

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“Hedgerow Adventures”

Design for patchwork and appliqué quilt The work of Arts and Crafts designer William Morris often has a dark, rich and sometimes heavy feel, but the Morris Garden collection from Moda Fabrics also had plenty of lovely paler prints I wanted to feature for a lighter effect. Simplified garden-themed appliqué on a creamy plain background also helps to balance the […]

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