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Anthologie quilt is a sampler, heavy on the applique. The pattern is all raw edge applique to move things alongs since it’s such a BIG pattern, but as always, be you and that includes any kind of applique you want to use or swap to.
The quilt measures 70×85″. It’s DIFFERENT than the original version. Not by much, but blocks have changed, been adjusted, redesigned. I’ve gotten better at writing patterns since 2017 when I first wrote this one, so I’ve rewritten this one with better sizing and easier to work with rulers you probably already have.
As always with my patterns, video tutorials are included to help you if you get stuck.
We should begin in September. Exact dates are not written in stone yet, but September is when I’m projecting. I’m announcing now so you can prepare and collect fabric and ideas. Pattern should release in August barring any unforeseeable events.
There will be a newsletter that goes out every other week to keep in touch. There will also be a blog post up right here. If you’ve joined in my other quilt alongs, expect the usual routine.
I’ve written this pattern to be built for quilt alongs. Within the pattern is a self guided quilt along, including posts for each section. The purpose of this is so you can go at your own pace and jump in at a later date long after our group quilt along is over. There’s also a video of me making each section as well, not a tutorial, but more of sewing together style video. These will all release on the blog in the days leading up to the pattern release.
This is the first time I’ve written a pattern this way. I’ll be interested to get your feedback on it.
Just so you know, the sewing together videos are of the Anthologie quilt I’m making now. This September when the quilt along starts I’ll be making another version with you.
I will be making up bundles over at Meander + Make as I always do as we get closer to the release, but there is lots of places in this quilt that can be great for larger pieces, fussy cuts, embroidery pieces, doilies, and anything you might find in your stash or in your home. So this is a gentle nudge to start thinking about this and collecting.
Let me show you what I mean….
The above is a pic of Inspiration Collage. It’s the first section of the quilt pattern. We’ll be collaging fabrics. The sky’s the limit for ideas!