Take a fresh look at floral applique with 14 sophisticated applique projects, including pillows, table runners and small tapestry style quilts and wall hangings. The book provided full-size templates for 45 applique flowers, 2 butterflies and 5 borders. The designs have a real Jacobean essence and are hand worked. There are helpful instructions on how to use today's modern fabric and still create an antique look. This is a lovely book and perfect for those who prefer hand sewing.
(Fabrications, June 1, 2011
)Are you looking for a way to add more beautiful flowers into your life this time of year? I know for many of us the only place we see fresh flowers this time of year is at the florist. Deborah Kemball offers a wonderful way to bring more beauty into your life. Her book offers 14 sophisticated floral applique projects, varying in size from pillows to quilts. She includes templates for 45 different applique flowers, two butterflies and five borders. The book is also filled with wonderful tips to make your work a success, eg: fussy cutting fabrics for some of the flowers. You'll enjoy mixing the various flowers to create your own individual project.
(The Professional Quilter Magazine, Spring 2012
About the Author
Deborah Kemball is a self-taught quilter whose style is influenced by early European fabrics and the tropical countries she has visited.