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Family Album Applique Block of the Month


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  • Applique|Embroidery

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The Family Album, done in wool and needle-turn applique with embellishments, is the fourth block of our "Forever Bound" LDS Museum Quilt. The family is encircled by sunflowers for light and truth, and thistles for strength and protection. These two flowers are also "related" to each other and they can thrive under many adverse conditions. Sunflowers follow the light of the sun and the family is drawing strength and light from reading together. This quilt was featured as "His Works- My Blessings" in the 2012 LDS International Art Competition and the March 2013 issue of The Ensign. The block finishes to about 17″ and will be one of 9 applique blocks, 4 tree of life blocks, pieced setting triangles, and borders that make up the entire quilt. It can also be used as a pillow top, if desired. The full pattern is being released on a block-of-the-month basis, so you can create your own museum piece. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY general applique applique with wool quilting embroidery machine applique or hand applique needle-turn applique (optional) SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 17"x17"

Recommended with this pattern

  • 1 yard of 1/4" green bias tape
  • Various colors of wool felt
  • Various colors of cotton fabric

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The Cloth Parcel
The Cloth Parcel
The Cloth Parcel is run by Diane and Audrey, a mother-daughter creative team with combined decades of experience in sewing, quilting, and design. Diane made herself a jumper in the 4th grade and countless things thereafter. Earning a Communications BA for practicality, she took clothing courses for fun. She has finished over 70 quilts in the last 13 years, including a finalist for the 2011 International LDS Church Art Competition. Audrey has a BS in Interior and Business Design and is currently the queen of the roost at home. Lover of all things art and design, she is always trying something new and finding a new way to create.