Monday, 24 August 2015

A new pattern for the Great Northern Quilt Show - 'Maru'

'Maru' is a variation on the quilt I teach as 'Japanese Circles and Squares'.  I've been asked for a pattern for a while now, so I will be launching it at the Great Northern Quilt Show at Harrogate in just over a week.  It is ideal for large scale prints with big motifs and a lot of pattern variation in the centre, while the background to the circle is a great place to use up darker scraps from your stash.  It takes a little more planning to arrange your fabrics for each block but is quite quick to make once you get going with it.

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