Across the Pond: Projects Inspired by Quilts of the British Isles
By: Bettina Havig (author)Hardback
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Add sophistication and charm to your quilts with the projects inspired by the quilts of the British Isles. The frame or medallion quilt projects echo the historical quilts that greatly influenced American quilt makers in the 19th century. In addition there are strippy quilts easily made using the accurate step-by-step directions and reflecting more of the tradition of British quilts. Each quilt or project is named for a memory of Bettina's travels on her many trips. Travel with tour guide Bettina Havig and catch her enthusiasm for these traditional quilts. The lure of the quilts will unfold as you share in her travels. Medallion quilts are impressive and stylish. And they are infectious you can't make just one. Fortunately there are patterns and instructions for several. You will want to make them all!
Betina Havig has been quilting since 1970 and teaching since 1974. Bettina is a quiltmaker, teacher, lecturer, judge, quilt historian, and consultant. She has taught for guilds throughout the U.S. as well as in Spain, Ireland, Wales, Germany, England, and Scotland. In 2008, Bettina was the featured quilter of the Spanish Patchwork Association annual conference.Bettina has been an active member of the American Quilt Study Group since 1980 and presented a paper on the findings of the Missouri Heritage Quilt Project at its annual seminar in 1986. Bettina served as President of AQSG from 2002 to 2006 and represented AQSG on the advisory board of the International Quilt Study Center in Lincoln, NE, 2002-2006.
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